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From Pierre Villard <>
Subject Re: Why does usage in content_repo exceed usage shown in UI?
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:40:16 GMT
Hi James,

I'd recommend the reading of the following article [1]. It gives a pretty
good idea of what is going on and how to tune it to get the behavior you


Hope this helps,

2017-06-16 18:05 GMT+02:00 James McMahon <>:

> I seem to be having a problem with my content repo. It appears that
> several workflows running concurrently are filling it to capacity, and then
> all flow grinds to a halt.
> I noticed that after stopping some development workflows, my usage dropped
> from 100% of the content repo to only 54%. Roughly 24 GB were liberated.
> But in my NiFi UI in the header section, it reports less than 1GB in use.
> Why does my df -hk at the file system level still show me using 54% of the
> content repo capacity - roughly 26GB? That discrepancy between the two
> utilization figures seems very large.
> Jim

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