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  • 1.  Ex3400 - /var/crash/vmcore.direct

    Posted 02-22-2022 15:05

    I want to make some space in storage in a EX3400 to be able to create a snapshot, but there is no enough space in /var.  I know I can use 'request system storage cleanup' but I want to keep the logs of the switch.  

    Running a dry on, I can see that a file vmcore.direct is taking a large amount of space, so I wanted to know if I can remove this only safely, and best way to do it.

    request system storage cleanup dry-run



    List of files to delete:

    Size Date   Name

    248.0M Nov 17  2020 /var/crash/vmcore.direct

  • 2.  RE: Ex3400 - /var/crash/vmcore.direct

    Posted 02-23-2022 05:39
    The file identified by storage clean up can be removed manually safely. 

    I am pretty sure this is a core file generated during a software issue which would have all the logs for that problem.  So if you are into saving logs you might want to download that off the switch before deletion.

    Steve Puluka BSEET - Juniper Ambassador
    IP Architect - DQE Communications Pittsburgh, PA (Metro Ethernet & ISP)