The File Storage service reports file system capacity as 8589934592 gibibytes (GiB) and 8589934592 gibiinodes (GiI) by default. Sometimes, application installers perform a space requirement check prior to running an installation process but cannot correctly interpret the reported size or reported inodes of the file system. When this occurs, you can define the file system size reported to the operating system by setting the Reported Size or Reported Inodes value in the
Changing the Reported Size or Reported Inodes for a mount target affects all file systems exported by the mount target. Changing these values does not limit the amount of data you can store.
If your application installation is failing because of too little available space, you can expand the reported available free space. If your application installation is failing because of too much reported available free space, you can reduce it. Typically, setting the size to 1024 GiB and the inodes to 1024 GiI permits successful installation.
There can be a delay of up to 1 hour when reporting file system usage, either in the console or by using the
To set the file system reported size in the Console
To set the file system reported size in the CLI