Introduction. Disk Space Concepts
Your account allows you to host your website, store incoming and outgoing mail, create and
Individual Resource Quotas
Quotas are set separately for your home directory, each mailbox
and DB and define how many MB you can store in it.
You can't upload and store more MB than the resource's quota allows
and will get an error message if you try to do so.
Every 5 minutes the system scans your home FTP directory, mailboxes and DBs
to see how much disk space is being used and updates the corresponding quota usage
readings, so you can always check how many MB are being used by the resource and
how many more MB can be uploaded.
To upload more MB than the resource's quota allows, you can
Resources' quotas can be max restricted which means you won't be able to
increase it any higher when this limit is reached. To check how much you can increase your quotas to, go
to Billing -> Online price and check the Max field in the quota's entry.
Learn how to increase quota for:
Summary Disk Usage
Average and Last Day Summary Disk Usage
Every 24 hours the system scans your FTP home directory,
each of your mailboxes and DBs to summarize disk space used by these resources
which makes summary disk usage for the last day.
If your hosting plan is configured with the summary disk usage resource,
you will see both figures on your Account -> Quick Access page:
Summary Disk Usage Limit
If you exceed it, you will be charged overlimit fees
Summary disk usage limit can be max restricted which means you won't be able to
increase it any higher when this limit is reached.
To check how much you can increase your quotas to, go
to Billing -> Online price and check the Max field in the
summary disk usage entry.
Keep in mind that your hosting plan can be configured to suspend your account
if you use your summary disk usage limit by certain percent.
Before suspension, you would be usually warned by e-mail of approaching your limit.
Disk Space Billing
Depending on your account's plan configuration you can be charged for disk space based on: