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How to Check the Server’s Disk Space using SSH?

Server's Disk Space
Server’s Disk Space Graphical Illustration

 What is the Server’s Disk Space?

Disk Space is the total number of bytes that a disk drive or disc is capable of holding. Disk Space is usually measured in Kilobytes(Kb), Megabytes(Mb), Gigabytes(Gb) or terabytes(Tb).

What is SSH?

SSH (Secure Socket Shell) is a network protocol for authenticating and encrypting remote shell sessions. SSH helps in log in to the remote system without any password.Security and authentication are provided by a pair of encrypted SSL keys(private key and public key).

How to Check the Server’s Disk Space?

SSH helps to run a command or start a program on the remote system without logging in it.

Syntax for running command on the remote host is ssh [email protected] command

To know about the disk space, use the command ssh [email protected] df-k

This command shows the available space on the remote system.


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