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How can I find out where all a user’s files are? WHM

If there is a discrepancy between quotas and a du -sh /home/username, chances are, some other files on the system are owned by that user’s UID. To find these, type:

  • find / -user username -ls

Run that and you will get a long list of all files owned by that user. It might be wise to redirect the output to a file to browse through later.

Depending on the files, it’s usually better to chown them to the root user rather than delete them.

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