Contents

The Problem

Exceeding your account's disk quota limit


The Solutions

How to check your account's overall disk space use

How to identify files & folders that use the most disk space

How to reduce disk space use if you work with web pages


 

How to Manage Your Disk Quota

The Problem:
Exceeding your account's disk quota limit

Why did my account exceed its disk quota limit?

It's simple: The files in your UDelNet account take up more disk space than has been alloted to your account.


What happens if my acccount exceeds its disk quota limit?

If your account exceeds its disk quota limit, you may be unable to access your account. For example, you may be unable do the following:

  • log in to your UDelNet account
  • access files for class assignments or work-related projects
  • compile programs such as C++ or Fortran
  • create or save work in applications such as Matlab, Maple, or Mathematica
  • log in to a SunRay terminal

What types of files are counted toward my account's disk quota limit?

All files you save in your UDelNet account are counted toward your disk quota limit, including the following:

  • all files you save in your personal directory (i.e., the directory you see when you first log in to your UDelNet account)
  • all files you save in folders or directories you create within your UDelNet account (except files saved in the /www directory)
  • all files you save in your public_html directory (if you've created a personal web site).

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