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 Hide Your NGINX Server Version.

Sometimes hackers target your server with a technic called banner grabbing. Usually, banner...

How to Kill a Process Running on Specific Port in Linux?

First of all, we will need to identify the Process ID which runs on any port. Once we find the...

Is HTML5 Supported in Your Servers?

Since HTML content has nothing to do with the web server, there are no special requirements...

How to Apply Linux Kernel Security Patches? Manually and Automatically without reboot?

As we know, we do receive Linux kernel updates time and time again and it is essential to update...

How to Switch Web Server from Apache to LiteSpeed on WHM?

Apache and LiteSpeed both are the WebServers. Apache is older and popular compared to LiteSpeed....

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?