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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

For cPanel & WHM 11.42

(Home >> System Health >> Show Current Disk Usage)

Overview

This feature displays information about how your server’s hard drive is being used.

The information is spread across two tables.

 

The Current Disk Usage Information Table

This table shows how information is stored on your server’s hard drive. The information is distributed across six columns.

ColumnDescription
DeviceThe partition or hard disk to which the other information pertains.
SizeThe total size of the partition or hard disk.
UsedThe amount of information that is taken up on the partition or hard disk.
AvailableThe amount of free space available on the partition or hard disk.
Percent UsedThe percentage of the partition or hard disk that is currently filled.
Mount PointThe location of the partition or hard disk in the server’s directory structure.

The IO Statistics Table

This IO (input/output) Statistics table contains information about how files have been written to and read from your server’s partitions and hard drives. This information is distributed across six columns:

ColumnDescription
DeviceThe partition or hard disk to which the information pertains.
Trans./SecThe number of blocks being written and read per second. This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s ability to manipulate information.
Blocks Read/secThe number of blocks that are read per second. This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s rate of output.
Blocks Written/SecThe number of blocks that are written per second. This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s rate of input.
Total Blocks ReadThe total number of blocks that have been read from the partition or hard drive. This is a measure of how much information your hard drive has been required to output.
Total Blocks WrittenThe total number of blocks that have been written to the partition or hard drive. This is a measure of how much information your hard drive has been required to process as input.