How to check the storage used by images in /var/lib/containers/storage/

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  • Checking the disk usage whithin a node with du -sh /var/lib/containers/storage/ shows high disk usage, even larger than disk size.
  • The disk usage for /var/lib/containers/storage/ shown by du looks wrong.
  • How to check pod's disk consumption.
  • How much disk space is used by images/containers/pods/local volumes?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP, OCP)
    • 4.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 8.x
  • Podman

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