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edquota


NAME
     edquota - edit user quotas for ufs file system

SYNOPSIS
     edquota [-p proto_user] username...

     edquota -t

DESCRIPTION
     edquota is a quota editor.  One or more users may be  speci-
     fied  on the command line. For each user a temporary file is
     created with an ASCII representation  of  the  current  disk
     quotas  for  that user for each mounted ufs file system that
     has a quotas file, and an editor  is  then  invoked  on  the
     file.  The  quotas  may  then be modified, new quotas added,
     etc. Upon leaving the editor, edquota  reads  the  temporary
     file  and  modifies  the  binary  quota files to reflect the
     changes made.

     The editor invoked is vi(1) unless  the  EDITOR  environment
     variable specifies otherwise.

     Only the super-user may edit quotas.  In order for quotas to
     be  established  on a file system, the root directory of the
     file system must contain a file, owned by root, called  quo-
     tas. (See quotaon(1M).)

     proto_user and username can be numeric, corresponding to the
     UID  of a user. Unassigned UIDs may be specified; unassigned
     names may not. In this way,  default  quotas  can  be  esta-
     blished for users who are later assigned a UID.

     If no options are specified, the temporary file created will
     have  one or more lines of the format, where a block is con-
     sidered to be a 1024 byte (1K) block:

     fs mount_point blocks (soft =number, \
          hard =number ) inodes (soft =number, \
          hard =number)

     The  number  fields  may  be  modified  to  reflect  desired
     values.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported:

     -p       Duplicate the quotas of  the  proto_user  specified
              for  each  username  specified.  This is the normal
              mechanism used to initialize quotas for  groups  of
              users.


     -t       Edit the soft time limits for each file system.  If
              the  time  limits are zero, the default time limits
              in /usr/include/sys/fs/ufs_quota.h  are  used.  The
              temporary  file created will have one or more lines
              of the form



              fs mount_point blocks time limit =  number  tmunit,
              files time limit = number tmunit



     tmunit may be one of ``month'', ``week'', ``day'', ``hour'',
     ``min''  or  ``sec'';  characters appended to these keywords
     are ignored, so you may write ``months'' or  ``minutes''  if
     you  prefer. The number and tmunit fields may be modified to
     set desired values. Time limits are printed in the  greatest
     possible  time  unit  such that the value is greater than or
     equal to one. If ``default'' is printed  after  the  tmunit,
     this indicates that the value shown is zero (the default).

USAGE
     See largefile(5) for the  description  of  the  behavior  of
     edquota  when  encountering files greater than or equal to 2
     Gbyte ( 2**31 bytes).

FILES
     quotas          quota file at the file system root



     /etc/mnttab     table of mounted file systems



ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWcsu                     |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     vi(1), quota(1M), quotacheck(1M), quotaon(1M), repquota(1M),
     attributes(5), largefile(5), quotactl(7I)


NOTES
     All UIDs can be assigned quotas.










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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