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Old 04-08-2002
Question disk quotas in UNIX?

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From Windows 2000 server, you can allow ceratin users to use only so much disk space when they login.

I'm sure you can do that in Linux/UNIX, but I just don't know how or what you call them here (disk quotas maybe?). Anyway, any kind help is always greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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Old 04-08-2002
In Unix they are called edquota. edquota -u to edit user quotas and edquota -g to edit group quotas.

To check the Quota size for a User or a Group, the syntax for this is :
quota [-guqv]
quota [-qv] -u username ...
quota [-qv] -g groupname ...

You can use du (disk usage) to find out the users Usage space over a disk space. For more information try man edquota or man quota. Do post back.

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