Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


How to set user quota


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Operating Systems Linux How to set user quota
# 1  
Old 08-30-2003
Question How to set user quota

I've a redhat 9.0 and I want to set a user quota.
but the question is where should I start from and
How ???

Smilie Smilie Smilie Smilie
This User Gave Thanks to KaiXiang For This Post:
# 2  
Old 08-30-2003
Here is a link to some Documentation on Enabling Disk Quotas
# 3  
Old 09-04-2003
Question Thank for you reply

Why the message came out ..>?


Bad number of arguments.
Utility for checking and repairing quota files.
quotacheck [-gucfinvdmMR] [-F <quota-format>] filesystem|-a

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #896
Difficulty: Medium
BusyBox, written by Richard Stallman in 1995, is a software suite that provides several Unix utilities in a single executable file.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers

Set hard block limit for user using quota

hi all, i have installed quota on my centos 7 machine and its what im after (setting size limit on users, so they cant fill the hard drive) i want to now make this part of my create user script for my sftp server so i want to do a echo and a read command so i capture the limit they enter... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: robertkwild
0 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

Read the USER Quota in SSH

How the User Quota query from an SSH access to Linux Shell. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Linuxmann
5 Replies

3. Red Hat

Auto Increasing Quota for User.

Hi, I would like to know wheather we can increase the quota for particular user automatically? I am having requirement to increase the quota only for 2 days in a week. but that shoule be automatically instead of manualy modification. is it possible? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: manoj.solaris
3 Replies

4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

lvm user quota

Whats the best method of setting lvm user quota? I saw both of these and I am not sure which to use. Linux File System Quotas Howtos Linux-Vserver With LVM And Quotas - 5dollarwhitebox.org Media Wiki (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: cokedude
1 Replies

5. Red Hat

To set quota on a folder

Hi guys, I know that we can set quota limit for an OS user on a filesystem. But I have a different objective to achieve - can we set a limit on a folder on a filesystem. Let use I have a 'apps' folder in some filesystem. Disc space occupied by 'apps' should not be more that 5GB. ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jredx
3 Replies

6. Red Hat

User quota

Hi, I want to apply the user quota, but i am unable to apply the quota to user. Kindly provide the guide line, so that i can sortout the problem. Step 1: Create partion on device #fdisk /dev/sda (because hard disk is scsi) #n (new partition table) i.e /dev/sda8. #p ( to print the partition... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sahu.tapan
2 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Enable user quota

hi! i would like to enable user quota on my system (FreeBSD 6.2) i've check on enabling user quota here but i still confuse with fstab it shows there: /dev/da1s2g /home ufs rw,userquota 1 2 but my current /etc/fstab : # Device Mountpoint FStype Options ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rdns
1 Replies

8. Solaris

Set quota on directories

Hi all, Is it possible to set a quota on subfolders? I understand it can be set on file system level, how bout on individual folders? Thanks. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: *Jess*
1 Replies

9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

User Quota setting with NIS and NAS

Hi Guru, Need some advice on the PROs and CONs between setting up user quota with NAS and Nis. Thanks Regards. YLL (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: yll
1 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

how can I check the user's mail quota?

how can I check mail quota, and then how can I send mail to user whose quota get full??? :confused: For this which script must I use? (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: emreatlier
8 Replies

Featured Tech Videos