Quota

This application installs the necessary dependencies to use the Quota system.

An administrator can use this utility to restrict how much disk space can each user fill, using a soft and a hard limit.

Installation

You can install the quota application by running the following command.

box install quota

Setup

As part of the installation you will be asked which drive to use fo the quota functionality. This is due to the fact that quota works on a per-disk basis.

If you are unsure which partition to use, please refer to the help printed into the terminal during the installation.

Management

The quotas can be managed either using the (Webmin application)[/applications/webmin], or through the command line using the (setdisk)[/scripts/setdisk] script.

All users can see their quota standing by running quota -s.