Overview

This article will detail how to use the Diskspace Usage Viewer Extension in Plesk. This extension can be used to easily and pictorially display the disk usage and help show where the space is used on your Virtual Private Server (VPS).

Information

If you are wanting to remove files or folder found when looking at the Diskspace Usage Viewer you will want to go to the relevant subscription on the server to do this.

Instructions

  1. Login to to the Plesk Control Panel.
  2. Navigate to the Tools & Settings Tab as shown below:
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  3. Under Tools & Resources Click Diskspace Usage
    plesk - diskspace usage viewer extension
  4. You will be greeted with a similar screen below. You will be able to view directories and the size of them from this view. To sort via the largest items, select the ‘Largest Files’ tab.
    plesk - diskspace usage viewer extension
  5. To view the size of individual sites, navigate to /var/www/vhosts/yourdomainname.help as shown below:
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    plesk - diskspace usage viewer extension 
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    plesk - diskspace usage viewer extension
  6. From here, you will be able to see exactly where the sites size is coming from.
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