User Quota Control

User Quota Control
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1.kernel must be compiled with quota support ( Modern linux are usually OK)
2.quota rpm package installed

put ‘usrquota’ in the partition you want to activate quota in /etc/fstab

/dev/sda2    /      ext2  defaults 1 1
/dev/sda3    /usr   ext2 defaults,usrquota 1 2

create quota.user in the partition

$> touch /usr/quota.user

1. quotacheck -a
checking all partitions for any user files and directories (should be in the system initialize
file /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit)

2. quotaon -a
activate all the quotas in all partitions (should be in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit)

3. quotaoff
deactivate quotas

4. edquota username
define user quota


$> edquota -p cuser duser1 duser2 duser3...
    (copying cuser's quota info to duser1, duser2...)
$> edquota -t 
    (setting grace period)

5. repquota -a
see all the user quota of all partition

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