How to View Disk Usage in cPanel

Want to know what is taking up space on your server? Luckily, your cPanel includes a tool for easily reviewing disk usage. In this tutorial, we will show you how to view disk usage in cPanel. This can help you locate and remove old, unwanted files and save disk space.

Note that cPanel creation is no longer unlimited. For more information, please see cPanel Pricing Changes. You can see the pricing that now applies to cPanel licenses. To learn more about the change, please see our FAQ on cPanel Pricing.

Viewing Disk Usage

  1. Log into your cPanel.
     
  2. cpanel disk usageTo the right of the page you will see a Statistics section. Click the Disk Usage.
     

    disk usage by locationYou will then see file locations with Size and Disk usage listed.

     
  3. view of disk usageScroll down to see how much space the folder contents take up.

     
  4. sort directoriesClick the available buttons to sort the directories by Name or Disk Usage.
     

Congratulation, now you know how to view your disk usage in cPanel!

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John-Paul Briones

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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