How to check disk usage in unix?
Here is how you can check disk usage in unix via terminal.
Disk usage is a critical thing in servers, Certain times the web service or server acts weird and it could be disk space being full.
In order to check the disk space we can use “df” command in unix. which will show us the disk/file system, used and available disk quantity. also the mount location of the disk.
We have discussed below listed commands
- df – disk usage checking
- man – man is nothing but manual, by passing the command as parameter to this command will open the manual for the command in parameter.
[email protected]:~$ df -h df: /run/user/1001/doc: Operation not permitted Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs 1.6G 2.1M 1.6G 1% /run /dev/sda2 723G 111G 575G 17% / tmpfs 7.8G 87M 7.7G 2% /dev/shm tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock tmpfs 4.0M 0 4.0M 0% /sys/fs/cgroup /dev/sda1 1.5G 199M 1.3G 14% /boot/efi