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Unix- Checking biggest size for each folder ?

Posted on 2012-09-12
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I have following /dumpbackup folder which is almost full, I wanted to know on which subfolder that /dumpbackup have biggest size ? what should the unix command ?

Filesystem             size   used  avail capacity  Mounted on
/dev/md/dsk/100       7.0T   6.4T   528G    93%    /dumpbackup
Kyah Syb_1_Prd> ls
Syb_2_Prd           Syb_1_Prd               loadsearch             migrate                old                    restore
Syb_2_Prd      Bkpserver                  lost+found             nohup.out              reptosearch            upgrade_do_not_delete
Kyah Syb_1_Prd>
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