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I have an existing quota setup which works fine for 2 users.

Say I want to add a new user, user3. Why is using "edquota -u user3" alone insufficient? Do I need to run quotacheck after running edquota for the new user?

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cross-posting is generally discouraged. serverfault.com/questions/168768/how-to-add-quota-for-new-user – Zoredache Aug 11 '10 at 7:41
    
I posted there yesterday.Got no replies -so i thought this place might have someone who can clarify/answer my question. Seems like not most people use quota. – lakshmipathi Aug 11 '10 at 14:21
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The answer is - yes you need to run quotacheck whenever u add a new user.

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