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How to check inode usage on linux for a specific cpanel user account or directory

If you’re a linux system administrator you’re probably already familiar with the term “inode”.  For those of you who are not, an inode is basically a way to measure the amount of files a user has.  This includes every email, cache file, image, and so on.  If it has a filename it is considered an inode.  Normally hosts will use this as a way to determine clients that need to be removed from backups because of the IO load they put on the server from the amount of inodes they have.

A few ways to measure this are…

Using the script I created and posted on GitHub:

Or …