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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 and it puts the limit in the 4th column under hard

what i do is run the command below

edquota -u username

once its opened up the below table i just input the required hard blocks ie 900000

Disk quotas for user robw (uid 1000):
  Filesystem                   blocks       soft       hard     inodes     soft     hard
  /dev/sdb1                         8          0          0          2        0        0

is this easy to do please

many thanks,


---------- Post updated at 09:05 AM ---------- Previous update was at 07:39 AM ----------

sorted it by running this command -

setquota -u robw 0 52428800 0 0 -a /dev/sdb1

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