[rabbitmq-discuss] How to get the space used on disk?

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 6 17:59:21 BST 2013


On 03/05/13 13:44, Lionel Cons wrote:
> for the disk space, we can only get: disk_free and disk_free_limit.
> Is there any way to get the disk used?


> In case RabbitMQ shares its partition with other processes, what matters is
> not really the disk free (in the partition) but rather the disk usage wrt
> the maximum expected.

Well, the disk space monitoring is there to prevent rabbit from falling 
over due to running out of disk space. So it really *is* the free space 
that matters. If you want to set an upper bound on the disk space rabbit 
is using, I suggest you configure a separate partition for it.


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