Increase the System Disk for Panorama on Google Cloud Platform

Migrate the existing system 81GB system disk to a 224GB system disk for Panorama deployed on Google Cloud Platform.
Add a 224GB system disk to replace the default 81GB system disk. For the minimum resource requirements for the Panorama virtual appliance, see Setup Prerequisites for the Panorama Virtual Appliance.
  1. Save and export your Panorama and firewall configuration to ensure you can recover Panorama if you encounter any issues.
  2. Log in to the Google Cloud Console.
  3. In
    VM Instances
    ,
    Stop
    the Panorama VM instance.
  4. Add the new 224GB system disk.
    1. Select the Panorama VM instance and select
      Edit
      .
    2. In the
      Additional disks
      section
      Add new disk
      .
    3. Configure the new disk with 224GB and click
      OK
      .
      increase-system-disk-add-disk-gcp.png
  5. In
    VM Instances
    ,
    Start
    the Panorama VM instance.
  6. Migrate disk data from the old system disk to the new system disk.
    In this example, we are migrating to the newly added system disk labeled sdb.
    1. Enter the following command to view the available system disks for migration:
      admin>
      request system clone-system-disk target ?
    2. Migrate the disk data to the new system disk using the following command:
      admin>
      request system clone-system-disk target sdb
      Enter
      Y
      when prompted to begin the disk migration.
      To begin the migration, Panorama reboots and takes at least 20 minutes to complete the disk migration. During this time the Panorama web interface and CLI are unavailable.
    3. Monitor the disk migration by attempting to log in to the Panorama CLI. The Panorama management server is in maintenance mode after the system disk migration is completed and will allow you to log in to the Panorama CLI while in maintenance mode.
  7. Attach the new 224GB system disk.
    1. In
      VM Instances
      ,
      Stop
      the Panorama VM instance.
    2. Select the Panorama VM instance and select
      Edit
      .
    3. In the
      Additional disks
      section, detach the new 224GB system disk.
    4. In the
      Boot Disk
      section, detach the old 81GB system disk.
    5. In the
      Boot Disk
      section,
      Add item
      and select the new 224GB system disk.
    6. Save
      your configuration changes.
  8. In
    VM Instances
    ,
    Start
    the Panorama VM instance.
  9. Verify that you successfully migrated to the new system disk.
    1. Enter the following command to view the system disk partitions.
      You must add the
      /dev/root
      ,
      /dev/sda5
      ,
      /dev/sda6
      , and
      /dev/sda8
      partitions to confirm the disk size is increased.
      admin>
      show system disk-space
      increase-system-disk-migration-verify.png

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