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File Explorer

The File Explorer enables users to browse, manage and, most importantly, recursively scan and calculate the size of each sub-directory found in Windows, SSH/SFTP and FTP/S file systems.

When selecting a host, the following technology is used to browse the file system:

Operating SystemTechnology
WindowsWindows Shares
Linux or other Unix flavorSSH/SFTP
Other (e.g. Hosted Website)FTP/S

For more information see: Host Properties

How to browse a Host's file system:

  • From the Explorer View, expand the root Hosts tree node then navigate to the target host, right click then select File Explorer. The File Explorer View displays.

How to calculate the size of a directory:

  • From either the Tree View or the List View, right click on the target disk or directory then select Calculate Size. The scan runs asynchronously in the background. You can continue to navigate the file system while the scan is running enabling you to review directory sizes as they are calculated.
    File Browser showing calculated sub-directory sizes sorted descending by size

How to recursively delete a directory:

  • From either the Tree View or the List View, right click on the target directory then select Delete.
  • When prompted to confirm, click OK. The directory is asynchronously deleted in the background.

How to delete a file:

  • From the List View, right click on the target file then select Delete.
  • When prompted to confirm, click OK. The file is asynchronously deleted in the background.

Related Topics

Directory Cleaner

Directory Size Monitor

Real-Time Directory Watcher