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Setting a disk space quota on a samba share residing on an ZFS pool

I have several samba shares, one of which is used for storing some backups. I want to set a disk space quota on said share, as the ZFS volume the share resides on is huge and multi-purpose... I don't ...
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ZFS groupused value not current

On my Solaris 11 box I have a zfs pool (z) that uses 100G group quotas on each user in /org/users folder. One user had reached their quota and cleaned up their data. The df output, that had previously ...
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using cpu.cfs_quota_us and cpu.cfs_period_us to limit CPU usage

There are 32 cores in a system (2 cpus each 16 cores) and I want to limit a user to use only 4 cores (100% usage for that 4 cores). There are two kernel parameter for that according to the manuals: ...
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Btrfs+LXC: any way to show even rough estimated free space for quota'ed subvol hosting LXC container?

I'm experimenting with LXC using Btrfs as a backing store. Btrfs allows for easy snapshot/deduplication and is ideal for spinning up several "pseudo-VMs". The problem I'm having is that some of the ...
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Writing to quota folder as owner of folder instead of anyother user

I have a Debian Jessie machine. A hard disk mounted on its /home folder. My /etc/fstab looks like /dev/vda1 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 /dev/vdb swap swap defaults ...
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Get quota usage information as non-privileged user

I have non-privileged access to a Linux server (shared PHP+MySQL hosting) and there are disk space, memory, CPU usage, I/O quotas. I wonder how can I get information about max/current quota usage ...
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dovecot and quota notifications customization

I've enabled quotes on my mail server. Dovecot now takes quota value from AD. Everything seems to be working, but I have some questions. 1) Many users have highly over-quota mailbox now. If I make ...
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issue in user Quota creation

I am trying to create a users quota in RHEL-7 with xfs file system. But I am not able do it. The procedure that I followed is as below :- 1) edit /etc/fstab/ /dev/mapper/rhel-root / xfs ...
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Difference between block size and file size in quota

I'm newbie to linux, So I would like know the Difference between block limits and file limits in quota ?
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xfs directory quota doesn't work

now I have two tasks and I wanna run them in different directory and limit the directory's size. I use xfs's project quota to achieve this. I follow the steps from ...
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“du -shm .” and “quota -s” information are not matching for particular user? [duplicate]

when du -cshm . is run from home directory of user, the below is the output. [user@host ~]$ du -cshm . 2859 . 2859 total and when quota -s command is run, below is the output. [user@host ...
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Linux cgroups: limit CPU usage in absolute values which do not depend on CPU speed

I have a server with a 2.4GHz processor. And there are several cgroups, each one allowed to use 25% of CPU. That's equal to 600MHz. Then I replace the CPU with a faster one, let's say 3.0GHz. If I ...
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How can users disk usage be limited without quotas?

I am currently working in a students project (machine learning) where we get access to a companies resources. They store their data on Windows servers, but we use Linux machines to access the data. ...
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Quota cannot impose its rules!

For several times I tried to set quota on /home in CentOS 6.5 on Vbox but after remount /home and quotacheck terminal report this: quotacheck: Cannot remount filesystem mounted on /home read-only ...
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How to setup the quota for NIS user

I have 3 VM's and configured NIS server one VM, user account created for client access also done. NIS client configured remaining two VM's. I am able to login through what I created username in NIS ...
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Number of occupied inodes via Quota?

Need help in determining how to do the following: Using the quota command, what is the number of occupied inodes by you in your pool account home directory? Find them out, with what type of file how ...
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Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message

Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message I've created new partition(/dev/sda6) and mounted it(on /hulk). Edited /etc/fstab file to give quotas on the ...
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Why does du and quota results not match?

I have exceeded my disk quota on a system which I do not have root access. I tried removing old files but am still over. I tried runing du to find where I am using up all my space but it reports I am ...
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What is the unit measurement used in edquota?

I have the following quota setting for ec2-user: Disk quotas for user ec2-user (uid 500): Filesystem blocks quota limit grace files quota limit grace /dev/xvdf 32* ...
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Why does chmod require disk space? Not-in-place algorithm?

I try to chmod some files and I get the error "disk quota exceeded": It's true that I don't have that much space remaining in the filesystem where I use chmod, ...
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How do you increase the size of someone's mailbox quota in Linux? [closed]

In a Linux Bash shell, how do you modify (increase or decrease) another user's email quota? The best & most relevant information I could offer you about my environment, (in my opinion, of course) ...
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setquota fails silently

I'm trying to set a file system quota for a bunch of users on my system with a command like: setquota -b /mntpnt < /file/with/quotas This seems to work for almost all users. However, when I do ...
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Why was letter 's' chosen as on option for human readable format in quota command?

I often try to memorize command options by looking up for what they stand for. This time I couldn't find any source on that: why is quota -s a --human-readable alternative, what does s stand for?
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How can I determine user base page limit for a printer?

I'm using Debian Linux. I want to determine user base page limit, different page limit for different users, for a printer. I can determine page limit for printer with CUPS but can not determine page ...
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Why restrict the number of inodes a user can access?

It appears that it is possible on a network mount to set a quota on how much space a user can consume. # edquota ramesh Disk quotas for user ramesh (uid 500): Filesystem blocks ...
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How do you setup user quotas for disk storage?

The lpic exam shows how to setup user disk quotas in the /etc/fstab. Source http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LPI_Linux_Certification/Managing_Disk_Quota Example /dev/fd0 /home/yann/mnt auto ...
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Restrict samba-user for upload files based on file size

Is there any possibilities to restrict Samba user's to a maximum file size? Ex, If a samba-user uploads a file onto the server that's more than 100 MB (like video or compressed files), Samba, or the ...
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quotas not linked to users but to directories

Usually, quotas are enforced per user, as related to the proprietary of the file. Is it possible to apply a quota on a folder basis, in such a way, that a folder contents are limited in disk space?
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Remove user space quota in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to install Unity3D but I only have 1.5GB (EDIT: I forgot to mention this is what the Unity3D installer says, but I have also had problems with downloading things of large sizes) free space ...
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How to enable quotas in the fstab file?

I want to enable quotas. My fstab currently has: # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> proc /proc proc ...
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How can I check how much space I am allowed to use on a linux server?

I have some giant files I'd like to back up by putting them on a server I am allowed to use for such things. However, I am uncertain about how much space I am allowed to use. Is there any way of ...
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Quota utilities

Are there any command line utilities that make it easier to read quotas (e.g. showing percentages, approximate size in MB, etc.). Perhaps something like what htop does for top, but for quota?
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Why do I get fsync() failed: Disk quota exceeded on my linux machine?

I get fsync() failed: Disk quota exceeded but when I use df -h and df -i there is enough space? Any suggestions?
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xfs quota not reliable

I have enabled quotas on an xfs-partition. But it seems to be broken: $ echo asdf >/disk/l/data/avi/foo -su: /disk/l/data/avi/foo: Disk quota exceeded $ quota -f /disk/l Disk quotas for user avi ...
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How to limit the disk space for any user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Managing disk space on servers I want to limit disk space for any specific user. Actually I need to do this for every user. I am building a Scientific Linux server and I ...
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Is it safe to delete the quota.user file?

Is it okay to delete the quota.user file from the root directory? This file is 2.7GB in size and I need to wipe it from the system. I ran: $ quotaoff -avug $ mv quota.user quotaold.user $ quotaon ...
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Disk quota exceeded; truncate not bringing quota back down

Resolved: See "However" at the end of the question for details. I've managed to hose my login to a Unix box. I don't have an easy way of contacting the administrator, so I'd like to resolve it myself ...