How Disk Space is Allocated on Log Collectors
Where does the space go?
A log collector is deployed with 4 1TB disk pairs. The GUI reports 3.23 TB of total space that can be allocated via quota. Various CLI commands show different values from the GUI. What is going on here? How much space do you actually have for logs?
How space is allocated?
There are several factors that affect how much space on a disk is used for logs in Elasticsearch. The following graphic explains where space goes when a disk or disk pair is added to a log collector.