What does Inode?

An Inode is a data arrangement used to save some metadata like a record. Inode number describes the collective number of files and folders being in your web hosting account.

What does the Inode Limit?

We have a limit of 25K and the 250k limit on all our Shared/Reseller accounts. To know more about inode limits with our hosting packages, please visit,

Once the hard limit vestibule is reached data upload will stop working. So you cannot get new emails or create files on your shared web hosting plan.

View Inode method through cPanel

login to your cPanel home page. While the left bottom, you can see the ‘File Usage’ stat which is the Inode usage of your account.

Decreasing Inode usage by cPanel hosting

Most people will not want to be familiar with Inodes if they are using their hosting in normal conditions such as for a basic or standard website and regular email use. But, to ensure that everyone our consumers get a consistently high level of service we have performed inode limits per account for decreasing resource abusers in our Shared Hosting also Reseller hosting.

Not only inode overages are caused by abuse though. That could just be that you must to take a part of a clean-up of your hosting files. If y'all action issues created by high Inode usage then the article is to help you minimize the number of inodes on your account.

Here do some actions to decrease the inode number limit.

Remove redundant folders and data

Check the data and folders manually and pick on if this file is needed or not. While in case the data does an old backup archive or if this folder does create for testing or staging plan, you may kill it or download it locally via FTP or cPanel >> FileManager and delete it from the server.