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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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What is the most recent technique to implement quotas?

Is the quota approach still in use to limit the usage of disk space and/or the concurrency between users. Quota works with aquota.user files in the concerned directories AND some settings in /etc/...
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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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Difference between journaled and plain quota

I am trying to set up quotas on a filesystem and I am getting the famous message: quotacheck: Your kernel probably supports journaled quota but you are not using it. Consider switching to ...
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setting a quota on zfs doesn't work

I'm on FreeBSD 11. In order to set quota on my pool named storage, I enter these configs in terminal: zfs set quota=10G storage zfs set userquota@user1=1M storage The problem is when I connect from ...
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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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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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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 rw,...
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Strange inode count with /dev/vzfs

I am using Plesk on an Ubuntu 14.04 server and experiencing some strange problems: I checked mount: /dev/vzfs on / type reiserfs (rw,usrquota,grpquota) Then stat /dev/vzfs: stat: cannot stat ‘/dev/...
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Configuring Conky to report disk quota usage

Recently I learned how to set up per-user quotas on Debian, and now I'd like to add some quota information to Conky. I've read up a bit on the .conkyrc config, but I'm really struggling with the ...
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how to warn about user quotas of ftp user in a /sbin/nologin shell?

how would i do a check through a perl script or bash script remotely and throw a warning if the ftp upload size beyond the limits specified for that user. only ftp login is allowed for the remote ftp ...
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How do I set up user quota for /var/www?

I want to add quota per user in my Apache2 webroot. My /var/www directory is not a partition. I've found tutorials on how to set up quota for partitions, but how do I set up /etc/fstab without moving ...
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changing ownership on NFS shared ZFS storage - quota exceeded

I have very bizarre problem. I have CentOS server 6.10 and ZFS storage. Now storage is configured long time ago by someone, and I found out that for certain user there is a quota set. when I check on ...
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How to fix error Read-only file system after using quota

I am making linux exercises, but something went wrong. In /etc/fstab I add some to this line: UUID=20c2ec5-dasdas-dasdas-dsd-sad / ext4 errors=remount-ro,usr-quota,grp-quota 0 1 (added: usr-quota,...
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What is the meaning of soft and hard in edquota command?

So, in edquota manual page it was written Users are permitted to exceed their soft limits for a grace period that may be specified per filesystem. Once the grace period has expired, the ...
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(nspawn) container with filesystem quota

I need a container and within the container a way to set user filesystem quotas for ext4 or xfs. Only tried nspawn so far, but I'm not restricted to this particular technology. As explained here, ...
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Disk quota after file removal

I have an account on some free ssh accessed linux server. The disk per user quota is 100MB. Recently I've downloaded a file abot 80MB and next tried to unzip it. And then an error occured saying the ...
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How can I solve “OSError: [Errno 122] Disk quota exceeded”?

I run a python3 script and the program will output several JSON files with about 114.17 MB each. But after generating about 60 files, I get the error message: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Can I 'yum remove quota' (CentOS 7)

To avoid a long conversation explaining why I want to do this I will just cut straight to the chase. To totally remove quotas can I simply yum remove quota And change UUID=ed9b61db-4055-4ecb-...
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Turning quota on yields warning message about device busy

I run quotacheck on a filesystem to enable user quota only so now the following file is present: root@Cassiopeia:~# ls -l /mnt/imagemount/aquota.user -rw------- 1 root root 7168 Ιαν 8 15:21 /mnt/...
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How do I remove a directory on a remote system that has a quota?

I have an rsync.net account that has hit its quota and I'm trying to remove (rm -rf) a directory to clean up space. However all the remove commands I can think of to try (rm, truncate, find -delete, ...
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CentOS7 QUOTA xfs

I can not enable disk quotas for /home (/dev/md2). For / (/dev/md1) it works fine. What am I doing wrong? cat /etc/fstab # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <...
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xfs directory quota doesn't work

I have two tasks and I want to 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 here:https://solidlinux.wordpress.com/...
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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 ...