The command line terminal, or shell on your Linux server, is a potent tool for deciphering activity on the server, performing operations, or making system changes. But with several thousand executable binaries installed by default, what tools are useful, and how should you use them safely? Continue reading “Useful Command Line for Linux Admins”
The term “server space” refers to the amount of disk space that is available on your server’s hard disk drive. This space varies according to server type, hosting plan and possibly by additional services that are set up and available on your Liquid Web account. Continue reading “VPS Server Space/Disk Quota”
The role of disk space management using Disk Quotas
Disk Space Management is an often underestimated necessity of a systems administrators job duties. When managing disk space it is important to track and maintain adequate free space. This ensures proper system functionality and data integrity. Unlike your personal devices, when a server runs out of free space, it can have grave consequences. Running out of free space can lead to data and/or revenue loss for you, your clients and/or your user base.
The Usage tab in your Cloud Sites control panel provides information on the amount of bandwidth, disk space and database usage for your sites. Your Cloud Sites control panel includes 50GB of disk space and 500GB of bandwidth. You can log into your Liquid Web Cloud Sites account to view the current charges for additional space and bandwidth use.
View Resource Usage Data
To help you keep track of these metrics, the Usage tab gives you a breakdown of your usage so that you can adjust accordingly and avoid any issues.
Continue reading “Checking Resource Usage in Cloud Sites”
II. How To Create an Email Account in cPanel
III. How To Set Your Default Address in cPanel
IV. How To Set up an Autoresponder in cPanel
V. How To Set up Email Forwarding in cPanel
VI. How To Set up Email Filters in cPanel
VII. How To Enable Spam Protection in cPanel
VIII. How To Add an MX Entry in cPanel
IX. How To Use Webmail from Within cPanel
X. How To Change Your cPanel Password
XI. How To Update Your Contact Information in cPanel
XII. How To Change Your cPanel Theme
XIII. How To Change the Primary Language in cPanel
XIV. How To Add a Record With the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel
XV. How To Back up Your Website in cPanel
XVI. How To Use the Disk Space Usage Tool in cPanel
XVII. How To Create Additional FTP Accounts in cPanel
XVIII. How To Password Protect a Directory in cPanel
XIX. How To Use the IP Blocker in cPanel
XX. How To Set up Hotlink Protection in cPanel
XXI. How To Create a Subdomain in cPanel
XXII. How To Create an Addon Domain in cPanel
XXIII. How To Create a Domain Alias in cPanel
XXIV. How To Set up Domain Redirects in cPanel
XXV. How To Create a MySQL Database in cPanel
XXVI. How To Use the Index Manager in cPanel
XXVII. How To Create Custom Error Pages in cPanel
XXVIII. How To Set up a Cron Job in cPanel
This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen. Let’s learn how to use the Disk Space Usage tool.
- Click the “Disk Usage” icon.
- From here you can see how much storage space is being used by each directory and sub-directory in your account.
- At the bottom of the page is a collapsible list of directories.
- Clicking on a plus sign will expand the directory revealing the specific files and folders within.
- Clicking an actual folder name …
- … will launch File Manager, showing the contents of that folder.
- You can choose to sort the folders by name, or by disk usage.
Allowing e-mail to build up in an account can lead to many troublesome issues like low disk space, sudden domain quota problems, and more. This article will cover several options that are available to remove those old messages and get your e-mail running smoothly again.
Thanks to df, we know how to find information about the overall health of our disks, but we’re left to our own devices to find the details, specifically as to what’s taking up the most space. The good news is that we’re in luck, as I’ve learned a trick from a great hunter that will help us through this task: Just look for ducks!