High disk space utilization for Juniper

Vendor

Juniper

Description

Many systems store vital configuration and operational data on their storage devices at different mount points and on different disk devices. It is important to monitor the usage of the different storage devices to ensure they do not fill up and cause issues in the on-going operation of the system.

Remediation Steps

Determine the cause for the high disk usage of the listed file systems.

1. On the devices command line interface execute "show system storage detail" command to review storage utilization.

2. Run "request system storage cleanup" command to free storage space on the SRX by rotating log files and proposing a list of files for deletion.

3. Remove the debug files after debug is done.

4. Consider configuring logs to be sent to remote log servers.

5. Review the following article on Juniper tech support site: Operational Commands: request system storage cleanup.

How does this work?

This script logs into the Juniper JUNOS-based device using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show system storage detail" command. The output includes the device's storage utilization.

Why is this important?

This script logs into the Juniper JUNOS-based device using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show system storage detail" command. The output includes the device's storage utilization.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An administrator could login and manually list the disk space usage. Vendors generally provide tools which provide access to this information.


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