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How do I check how much disk space I have?

To check how much disk space is available to you for your Wings Web space log into wingsadm.acsu.buffalo.edu. Once logged in, enter the command:   "/usr/ucb/quota -v".

Sample Quota Command Output

>/usr/ucb/quota -v

Disk quotas for testuser (uid 000000):

Filesystem          ussage     quota     limit      timeleft  files  quota  limit  timeleft

wings/info/www  100320   700000  800000              229  2500  2600

Directives Definitions

  • Filesystem is the root directory this quota applies to.
  • Usage is the amount of space in KBytes you are currently using.
  • Quota is the amount of space in KBytes you are allowed.
  • Limit is the actual amount of space in KBytes before you are no longer able to write to disk. 
  • Timeleft is the time until your account expires if it is a temporary account.
  • Files is the total number of files you currently own.
  • Quota is the total number of files you are allowed.
  • Limit is the actual number of files before your are no longer able to write to disk.

* Note the values displayed for: /wings/info/www

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