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fs_setquota - Sets the quota for the volume containing a file or directory


fs setquota [-path <dir/file path>]
-max <max quota in kbytes> [-help]

fs setq [-p <dir/file path>] -m <max quota> [-h]

fs sq [-p <dir/file path>] -m <max quota> [-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 -path argument.

To set the quota on multiple volumes at the same time, use the fs setvol command.

To display a volume's quota, use the fs examine, fs listquota, or fs quota command.


Currently, the maximum quota for a volume is 2 terabytes (2^41 bytes). Note that this only
affects the volume's quota; a volume may grow much larger if the volume quota is disabled.
However, volumes over 2 terabytes in size may be impractical to move, and may have their
size incorrectly reported by some tools, such as fs_listquota(1).


-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 is omitted.

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 reference

-max <max quota>
Sets the maximum amount of file server disk space the volume can occupy. The quota
value should be a positive integer followed by an optional suffix: "K" for kibibytes
(1024 bytes, the default), "M" for mebibytes (1024 kibibytes), "G" for gibibytes (1024
mebibytes), and "T" for tebibytes (1024 gibibytes). 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 are ignored.


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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