On Webserve, what are the disk space limits and costs?

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Standard accounts on the Indiana University web server, Webserve, are allocated 1 GB of disk space at no charge for university organizations, departments, and faculty; additional disk storage space will incur charges. External and auxiliary services accounts are charged an annual fee. For more, contact Web Services Support.

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Current Webserve account service charges

Rates for direct-bill services, FY 17-18

Service Cost
Standard account (1 GB) $0
Additional web space* $2/GB
MySQL account (1 GB) $0
Additional MySQL space $2/GB

*Applies to both Standard and MySQL web account types

Disk storage space on Webserve

There is no absolute limit to the disk storage space for accounts on Webserve. Disk space use is calculated as an average over the course of the fiscal year; note that peaks in your use over the base amount of 1 GB may result in a billing.

Billing is based on your account's average use of disk space from the beginning of the fiscal year, July 1, through April 15. If an account is over the limit, the sponsor will be contacted to obtain current billing information. Any charges incurred will appear on your May Statement of Accounts.

Determining current disk space use

To see how much space your Webserve account is currently using, log into the account. At the prompt, enter:

du -sk

The Disk Usage Summary displays your usage in kilobytes (remember that 1 MB = 1,024 KB and 1 GB = 1,024 MB).

Note:

The results of this command show only your current disk space use, not the average used for billing purposes.

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