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DIRUSE


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Display disk usage.


Syntax

DIRUSE [/,] [/*] [/A] [/B | /K | /M] [/C] [/D] [/L] [/O] [/Q:#] [/S] [/V] paths...


Parameters
paths... (NT4)
Folders to display usage of.

Switches
/, (NT4)
Use thousand separator when displaying sizes.
/* (NT4)
Report on one level of subfolders (top-level folders only).
/A (NT4)
generate an alert if quota is exceeded (requires the Alerter service)
/B (NT4)
Display in bytes (default).
/C (NT4)
Use Compressed size instead of apparent size.
/D (NT4)
Display only folders that exceed specified sizes.
/K (NT4)
Display in Kb.
/L (NT4)
Output overflows to logfile .\DIRUSE.LOG.
/M (NT4)
Display in Mb.
/O (NT4)
Don't check subfolders for quota overflow.
/Q:# (NT4)
Quota limit, mark folders that exceed the size (#) with a "!". Set %ERRORLEVEL% to ONE if any folders are found that exceed the specified size.
/S (NT4)
Include detail of every subfolder in the output.
/V (NT4)
Display progress report for every subfolder.

Related

DIR - Display a list of files and folders.
You can also list files with XCOPY /L
Equivalent Linux BASH commands:
quota - Display disk usage and limits.
quotacheck - Scan a file system for disk usage.
quotactl - Set disk quotas.
ulimit - Limit user resources.


Notes
Switch symbols

The '-' symbol can be used in place of the '/' symbol.


Examples
    DIRUSE /M /Q:1.5 /* e:\users

Errorlevels
Availability
External Resource Kit
DOS
none
Windows
none
Windows NT
NT4