fs_setquota - Sets the quota for the volume containing a file or
fs setquota [-path <dir/file path>]
-max <max quota in kbytes> [-help]
fs setq [-p <dir/file path>] -m <max quota in kbytes> [-h]
fs sq [-p <dir/file path>] -m <max quota in kbytes> [-h]
The fs setquota command sets the quota (maximum possible size) of the
read/write volume that contains the directory or file named by the
To set the quota on multiple volumes at the same time, use the fs
To display a volume’s quota, use the fs examine, fs listquota, or fs
Currently, the maximum size of a volume is 2 terabytes (2^31 bytes) and
the maximum size of a /vicepX partition on a fileserver is also 2
terabytes. The fileserver will not report an error when it has access
to a partition larger than 2 terabytes, but it will probably fail if
the administrator attempts to use more than 2 terabytes of space. In
addition, there are reports of erroneous disk usage numbers when vos
partinfo or other OpenAFS disk reporting tools are used with partitions
larger than 2 terabytes.
-path <dir/file path>
Names the directory or file for which to set the host volume’s
quota. Partial pathnames are interpreted relative to the current
working directory, which is also the default value if this argument
Specify the read/write path to the file or directory, to avoid the
failure that results from attempting to change a read-only volume.
By convention, the read/write path is indicated by placing a period
before the cell name at the pathname’s second level (for example,
/afs/.abc.com). For further discussion of the concept of read/write
and read-only paths through the filespace, see the fs mkmount
-max <max quota in kbytes>
Sets the maximum amount of file server disk space the volume can
occupy. Specify the number of one-kilobyte blocks as a positive
integer (1024 is one megabyte). A value of 0 sets an unlimited
quota, but the size of the disk partition that houses the volume
places an absolute limit on the volume’s size.
If the -path argument is omitted (to set the quota of the volume
housing the current working directory), the -max switch must be
included with this argument.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
The following command imposes a maximum quota of 3000 kilobytes on the
volume that houses the /afs/abc.com/usr/smith directory:
% fs setquota -path /afs/abc.com/usr/smith -max 3000
The issuer must belong to the system:administrators group.
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