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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 11.46

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

Overview

This feature displays your server's current partition or hard disk drive usage.

The information is spread across two tables.

 

The Current Disk Usage Information Table

This table shows how the system stores information on your partition or hard disk.

ColumnDescription
DeviceThe partition or hard disk.
SizeThe total size of the partition or hard disk.
UsedThe amount of space that the system uses on the partition or hard disk.
AvailableThe amount of free space that is available on the partition or hard disk.
Percent UsedThe percentage of space that the system uses on the partition or hard disk.
Mount PointThe location of the partition or hard disk in the server’s directory structure.

The IO Statistics Table

The IO (input/output) Statistics table contains information about how the system writes and reads files from your server’s partitions and hard drives.

ColumnDescription
DeviceThe partition or hard disk.
Trans./SecThe number of blocks that the system writes and reads per second on the partition or hard disk. This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s ability to manipulate information.
Blocks Read/secThe number of blocks that the system reads per second from the partition or hard disk. This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s rate of output.
Blocks Written/SecThe number of blocks that the system writes per second to the partition or hard disk.  This is a measure of the partition’s or hard drive’s rate of input.
Total Blocks ReadThe total number of blocks that the system reads from the partition or hard drive. This is a measure of how much information your hard drive has read.
Total Blocks WrittenThe total number of blocks that the system writes to the partition or hard drive. This is a measure of how much information your hard drive has written.