Linux - find largest files

30 January,2010 by Jack Vamvas

Quite often I get a monitoring message stating the drive space is filling , I'll execute some DB2 clean up scripts , but still the problem persists. This little script quicly finds the largest 20 files on a Linux server , execute it from the command line.

 

du -a /my_folder | sort -n -r | head -n 20

 

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Author: Jack Vamvas(http://www.dba-db2.com)

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