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NPM Disk Volume Resource vs Volume Capacity Forecast Resource

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Created by Roger Lofamia, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article explains the difference between the Disk Volume Resource and Volume Capacity Forecast Resource and will explain how to read or interpret the information provided by Volume capacity forecast resource.

Environment

NPM 11.5.2

Detail

In the following example, the Volume Capacity Forecast resource shows one of the node's volume, E:\, is at 100% capacity while Disk Volume resource is showing volume E:\ is at 85% disk usage.

 

Volume capacity forecast resource shows volume E:\ is 'At capacity' >100% Now:

 

Volume capacity forecast.JPG

 

Disk Volume resource shows volume E:\ is at 85% disk space used:

 

Disk Volume information.JPG

 

Volume Capacity Forecast provides volume usage trend overtime. The 'At Capacity' shows a forecast of time in which the observed resource will be fully used, calculated by the selected method; in days.


The 'At capacity' is showing that Drive E will reach 100% capacity within the day based on the average data usage.


While Data Volume resource shows the actual disk space usage by percent, Volume Capacity Forecast provides information when will the Volume reach its Warning, Critical, At Capacity state based on the average usage for the last 7 days.

 

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