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Use Quota in Ubuntu 16.04 in normal way

I was trying to setup quota for my ftp users on fresh Ubuntu 16.04. I was using this flow But at the end came to flowing error, after running "quotaon /" i got error quotaon: using //aquota.user ...
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grpquota and usrquota coexisting

I have a multi-user CentOS 7 system that has userquota and grpquota enabled, but I am having trouble having them coexist. My question boils down to either: 1) Is it possible to have grpquota take ...
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Switch to different filesystem

I am relatively new to linux, but am working on a remote server. It says i have a quota, and shows the following Filesystem blocks quota limit grace files quota limit grace /dev/...
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How to properly fix the 'error in locking authority file' when I try to start my VNC session

When I try to start my VNC using this command: /usr/bin/vncserver -geometry 1900x1020 I get the following error: xauth: error in locking authority file /home/maindir/.Xauthority sh: line 1: /home/...
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how to increase the space on docker in CentOS7?

How can I increase the space on this docker? I need to transfer 30G of images into this docker to do the image processing within the docker however seems I only have 2G available $ sudo docker pull ...
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Dovecot's grace_quota is not working

My mail server is working on: Postfix 3.1 Dovecot 2.2.22 MySQL 5.7 Ubuntu 16.04 I configured for each user's quota to be read from the mail database users table from the column quota: dovecot-...
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Thunderbird Quota Root 100%

If I remove the emails from the server would it effect my emails on Thunderbird? Is there a way were Thunderbird just removes messages from server every 1-3 days? (like outlook does)
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How do I get linux quotas to work?

I am trying to create a cap of 8gb per user on the /home dir. here is my fstab line. UUID=ebec6b82-1e9a-4b9a-9f36-eb3586f2f6a7 /home ext4 defaults,nofail,usrquota,grpquota 0 0 The /...
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dovecot my emails are disappearing even though quota is disabled

I have a dovecot mailserver running on CentOS. I use CPanel to manage it. The problem is all mail in my sent folder keeps disappearing as if a quota was met but quotas are set to no limit in CPanel . ...
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Active directory home folder misreporting its used space on Windows 10 client

The server shows the actual used space (a few KB) but the users Windows 10 desktop shows they have used 4.99 GB of their 5 GB quota and won't allow them to save anything. How do I force Windows 10 re-...
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How to monitor bandwidth on a LAN with consumer hardware?

I want to install a server running NtopNG for monitoring real-time network usage and logging statistics on usage of my network, specifically the outgoing network traffic, as the LAN shares a quota ...
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How to bypass download restrictions other than using VPN?

Its possible that someone has blocked downloading on the network I use. But it works to listen to radio streaming or youtube in high quality. What I tried and does NOT work: -browser download -...
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Checking printing quota on Unix network

We have been told we are allowed to print up to 100 pages per month on our account on the departments network, but since we have seen some enormous batches being printed, and since we have no ...
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Quota on MooseFS, Samba shares under AD

I have a windows domain controller and 4 linux servers attached to it as a storage. On linux servers I have centrifydc-samba to share user folders, and the same folders are mfs chunkservers that ...
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Different used disk space with du and quota

If I run quota I get: Disk quotas for user XXXXXX (uid xxxx): Filesystem blocks quota limit grace files quota limit grace /dev/md2 1119132* 1048576 2097152 none 6 0 ...
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“Disk quota exceeded” when writing to /tmp, but plenty of space (linux)

i have a VPS. It's managed with the notorious parallels plesk. today i started seeing messages (via wordpress at first, but also from the command line shell), saying: "Disk quota exceeded". user@...
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How to set quota on a shared folder with respect to a user?

I have a shared folder created on a volume , and how do I set quota on that shared folder with respect to that user , the problem here is that It's a shared folder and the user has just access to the ...
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how do I grep only the user created profiles among all users in linux ?

From the below output , I just want celesial and neetish user I can't figure how to do it though . celestial@celestial:~$ sudo repquota / *** Report for user quotas on device /dev/disk/by-uuid/...
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Is it possible to limit the number of inodes for a user?

I want to limit the resources available to user by setting a limit on the number of inodes they can create. Is there a way to do this?
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Mount XFS filesystem with userquota in Debian

I'm trying to get userquotas working on a xfs-formatted root partition. However, I can't mount the partition with userquota enabled: # mount [...] /dev/disk/by-uuid/91f9e241-4878-4c86-868e-...
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quotas on Cent OS 7

I have been trying to set up quotas on Cent OS 7 I have followed the instructions here https://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/ch-disk-quotas.html#s1-disk-quotas-configuring but ...
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NFS export quota

I have two NFS export in /etc/exports /export/ipcamera 192.168.1.0/24(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,async) /export/ipcamera2 192.168.1.0/24(rw,nohide,insecure,no_subtree_check,async) Is there ...
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Limit /home size per user

I'm doing a college project in which I have several groups of users. One of those groups is developers, which have a special condition, they have access to their Workspace (which is located inside /...
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How to find every user's quota files in a Windows server 2003?

I have a Windows server 2003 R1 with 150 users using some folders in a disk limited by quotas. I am asking users to delete old files but it happens that they do not know which files are their own so ...
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The quota path is either invalid or it doesn't exist

Using File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2, i'm trying to set a quota of 1 GB for each user folder. But it seems it doesn't recognize the %USERNAME% variable. When I fill in: F:\...
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linux quota how set grace time

I need create a script to set quota to my virtual users. Quota system works perfectly on my test-server but I can't set "grace time": quotatool -u test001 -bq 100M -l '150 Mb' /home it's easy modify ...
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How is usage for quotas calculated so fast?

I work on a cluster that uses a Lustre filesystem, and the administrators are able to calculate user / group usage on a daily basis. The system also uses this to calculate when users are violating ...
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Setup daily printing quota

Is there a way to enforce daily printing quota on a PC on a shared printer network. The OS on the PCs are either WinXP or Win7.
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Different space quotas for different Windows users

On Windows 7, is it possible to have set different disk space quotas for different users? How? For example I'd like to limit my kids' disk usage to ~50 GB each, my roommate's to 100 GB, and so on.
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Linux: Alert user when a file changes

Here's a more general use question. How can I monitor a log file for specific changes, and use a "notify-send" alert in Ubuntu to alert when said changes occur? ORIGINAL QUESTION: I'm attempting ...
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HTTP requests met with “Traffic blocked because of exceed per IP shaper session quota…”

I often am met by this message when trying to load a webpage. When I see it, I get nothing else back from my HTTP requests for a couple minutes, after which things go back to normal. There is no ...
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rm: .filename not removed: Disc quota exceeded

This is the full file name I get when I do ls -lt from my current directory. EXPORT_v1x0_20120811_11_T_065800_070000.dat.gz File names also consist of date as well. In the above file date is ...
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Linux Quota Custom Error Message via SFTP

Is it possible to pass a custom error message to the sftp client when the user exceeds the soft or at least the hard quota limit? My SFTP Client (WinSCP) shows me an error message in which it states ...
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How to list files owned by me for quota checking?

On Linux (RHEL 6) what is the best way to list all the files and sizes that are counting against my quota on a given filesystem? We have a projects directory and everything I am currently doing is ...
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How to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or command line?

Is it possible to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or the command line in Windows? And if so, how? I'm not talking about managing quota entries from the command line (...
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Prevent uTorrent from downloading when disk quota is reached?

The disk quota management in Windows XP is working with uTorrent but not in the ideal way: It notifies me that the download will not be saved because disk quota is full but only upon uTorrent exit. ...
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check my unix account quota

I have an account on my university's Unix server, but I don't know my quota. How can I check it from the command line?? I tried quota but seems not work.
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Is there a way to make OpenVZ container with HDD and SSD space at the same time?

I would like to create containers which will have / on hdd and /home on ssd. I guess it could be done by creating several partitions on ssd and mounting them with http://wiki.openvz.org/Bind_mounts ...
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Disabling quotas on Linux

I am in a situation where the root user is kind of in a locked situation due to exceeded quotas. I am unable to eedit /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab to remove the quota tag in the file for root. Is there a ...
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Internet quota management

We currently have a very limited download limit with a few users on our LAN. Is it possible to set either daily or monthly limits for each user and to throttle them when they go over. I have briefly ...
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How to encrypt a large file with limited disk quota?

On a FreeBSD server, is there any way to encrypt a file, which is probably 90%+ of my quota? I thought of using split, then after encrypting a file, delete the original.. but then, when I have all ...
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Single disk space quota across home directories and relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) on Linux

Relational databases usually have their data over in /var/lib/something. Users are in /home (with data in /var/www). How can I apply a single total disk space quota across all of these independent ...
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What happens when an email does not fit in your inbox?

Suppose someone tries to send me an email with a multi-megabyte attachment, and there is not enough space in my Inbox folder on my mailserver to store the email. What will happen? In particular, will ...
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Managing folder quota in Windows XP

How can I set a quota on specific folders in Windows XP?
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Quotas with iptables

pkts bytes target prot opt in out source destination 12770 2385K ACCEPT all -- * * 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 quota: 2000000 bytes 0 ...
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Can I find out my filesystem quota as a user with no administrative rights?

As a bonus: can I see what % I am currently using?
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UNIX install quota in ubuntu?

I am new to UNIX and can't figure out how to use the 'quota' command to see my disk usages. So I install “quota” using the following command sudo apt-get install quota But when I type in the command ...
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automatic postfix [mailbox is almost full] warning

Two similar queries: Is there a add-on that will send automatic warning to user if he reached N% of his quota? Is there a webmail that shows his current consuption in MB and/or %?
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What is the blocks column in edquota output?

I know what are hard and soft limits, but what means "blocks" column in edquota utility? I not found this at Internet and mans... Thank you for ahead.
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Quotas in Linux, adding new user

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 ...