How to check Inode usage from cPanel and Command line?

Inode is a data structure that stores the information about all files created on your hosting account. The number of inodes indicates the number of files, folders, email or anything you store on your web hosting account. Each file on your web hosting account is identified by an inode number in the file system. Inodes store important data about files such as user, group ownership, access mode, and file type.

Check directly from cPanel.

 

  1. Login directly from cPanel account.

  2. Inside Statistics >> File usage. You can get the Inode Value from File Usage Option.

Check from SSH Login.

 

  1. Login to the server using ssh command.

  2. Ensure that you are at the home directory with the following command.

cd ~
  1. Following is the command to check the total Inodes on your server.
find . | wc -l
  1. Hit the following command if you are looking to view the inode values directory wise.
find . -printf "%h\n" | cut -d/ -f-2 | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn

Related Articles

HOW TO INSTALL NEXTCLOUD ON UBUNTU?

Nextcloud is an open-source and secure PHP-based content collaboration platform. It is used for...

How to Safely Change the Location of MySQL/MariaDB Data Directory on cPanel/WHM Servers?

You may require to change the MySQL data directory due to insufficient partition space on /var or...

Do You Provide GUI With VPS or Just a Command Line?

Yes, we do provide GUI environment with all our Windows VPS plans. However, in Linux VPS, you...

How to install IonCube Loader on CentOS 7 Manually?

Ioncube is a PHP module which protects the PHP application's source code from being viewed from...

How to install/add Softaculous in Plesk?

Softaculous is software that auto-install web applications with one click. There is a wide range...

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?