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III. How to Set Your Default Address in cPanel
IV. How to Set Up an Autoresponder in cPanel
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XVI. How to Use the Disk Space Usage Tool in cPanel
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An important part of system administration is managing storage. The Disk Space Usage tool in cPanel is a vital part of keeping disk space under control. There is nothing worse than your server storage filling up and your sites going down.
The most important thing to know is how to use the Disk Space Usage tool in cPanel so you see what files are too large and address them quickly. This guide will help you with that.
This guide requires that you have the following:
- A server with cPanel.
- Your cPanel login credentials.
How to Use the Disk Space Usage Tool in cPanel
1. Login to cPanel.
2. Click on Disk Usage.
3. On this screen, you can see how much storage space each directory and sub-directory on your account uses.
4. There is a collapsible list of directories at the bottom of the page.
5. Clicking the arrow next to one of the directories expands it revealing the specific files and folders and their usage.
6. Clicking a directory or folder name opens the File Manager in a new window along with the contents. From here, you can sort the folders by name or disk usage. You can also manage the files from here to ensure expendable files remain under usage.
Now that you know how to use the Disk Space Usage tool in cPanel, you can maintain your usage. Your sites and clients will thank you.
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