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How To calculate the used space

With SmartFTP

  1. Connect to the server
  2. In the Remote Browser (server window) select the folder for which you want to calculate the used space
  3. Right-click on the select folder and select Properties from the context menu
  4. Click on the Calculate button

With a script running on your server

Calculating the used disk space on a remote server requires all folders to be recursively enumerated. This is very inefficient and the better solution is to do this calculation directly on the server. We have written two scripts you can use for this purpose:
PHP and ASP Script -

space size total calculate recursively

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