Locating Excessive Inode Usage

The command to list the directories using the most inodes is:

However, I first needed to narrow down the directory under root that might be causing the problem:

showed that the root directory (/) was the problem. But I did not need to scan all directories as some had terabytes of files so:

This was much quicker and I quickly narrowed it down to /usr/local/pnp4nagios/spool

 

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