Display directory sizes/usage.
Syntax DIRUSE [options] Folders... Options /M Display in Mb /K Display in Kb /B Display in bytes (default) /, Use thousand separator when displaying sizes. /Q:# Quota limit, mark folders that exceed the size (#) with a "!". set %errorlevel% to ONE if any folders are found that exceed the specified size /* Report on one level of subfolders (top-level folders) /D Display only folders that exceed specified sizes. /S Include detail of every subfolder in the output /O Don’t check subfolders for quota overflow. /V Display progress report for every subfolder /C Use Compressed size instead of apparent size. /L Output overflows to logfile .\DIRUSE.LOG. /A generate an alert if quota is exceeded (requires the Alerter service)
Options for DIRUSE can be specified with either -option or /option
This utility does still work under Windows 10, although, like all Resource Kit tools, it is unsupported.
Enumerate the top level folders on drive E:
C:\> DIRUSE /M /* E:
Enumerate all sub-folders below the path E:\work
C:\> DIRUSE /M /s e:\work
“Work is achieved by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence” ~ Laurence J. Peter (The Peter Principle)
DIR - Display a list of files and folders.
DirQuota - Create and manage quotas (File Server Resource Manager).
DU - Display directory sizes/usage.
XCOPY /L - List Files.
FREEDISK - Check free disk space.
FSUTIL - File and Volume utilities.
Equivalent PowerShell: DirUse Script to list directory sizes.
Equivalent bash command (Linux): quotacheck - Scan a file system for disk usage.