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Controller installation Disk Space issue


Controller installation Disk Space issue

We are trying to install AppD controller and noticed below error


Task failed: Check if the required data directories have sufficient space on host: ..: The destination directory has insufficient disk space. You need a minimum of 409600 MB for installation.


I selected Profile as Small which says 400 GB Disk Storage. However, our host partition has only 355 GB. Is it possible to bypass the space check ? We do understand the risk of using less than suggested storage.


  • Supported Platforms: Linux(64 bit) or Windows(64 bit)
  • Supported on VMs: Yes
  • CPU: 4 Cores, 1.5GHz minimum
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Disk Storage: 400GB
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Controller installation Disk Space issue
Community Manager

Hi @Anand.Vyloorpisharam,


I found this information for you. 


You can modify property  controller_data_min_disk_space_in_mb in file controller-medium.groovy to lower value at /platform-admin/archives/controller/4.5/playbooks/controller and trigger controller installation again. 

Ryan, AppDynamics Community Manager

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Hello ,

Did that solve the issue with you ?

and controller_data_min_disk_space_in_mb = 5120 * 1024                 i should modify it to which number,

and i have 409 GB free on my disk