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NAME

       setquota - set disk quotas

SYNOPSIS

       setquota  [  -rm  ] [ -u | -g ] [ -F quotaformat ] name block-softlimit
       block-hardlimit inode-softlimit inode-hardlimit -a | filesystem...

       setquota [ -rm ] [ -u | -g ] [ -F quotaformat ] [ -p protoname  ]  name
       -a | filesystem...

       setquota -b [ -rm ] [ -u | -g ] [ -F quotaformat ] -a | filesystem...

       setquota -t [ -u | -g ] [ -F quotaformat ] block-grace inode-grace -a |
       filesystem...

       setquota -T [ -u | -g ] [ -F quotaformat ] name block-grace inode-grace
       -a | filesystem...

DESCRIPTION

       setquota  is  a  command line quota editor.  The filesystem, user/group
       name and new quotas for this filesystem can be specified on the command
       line.  Note that if a number is given in the place of a user/group name
       it is treated as an UID/GID.

       -r, --remote
              Edit also remote quota use rpc.rquotad on remote server  to  set
              quota.  This  option  is  available  only  if  quota  tools were
              compiled with enabled support for setting quotas over RPC.

       -m, --no-mixed-pathnames
              Currently, pathnames  of  NFSv4  mountpoints  are  sent  without
              leading  slash  in the path.  rpc.rquotad uses this to recognize
              NFSv4 mounts and properly prepend pseudoroot of  NFS  filesystem
              to  the  path.  If you specify this option, setquota will always
              send paths with a leading slash. This can be useful  for  legacy
              reasons  but  be  aware that quota over RPC will stop working if
              you are using new rpc.rquotad.

       -F, --format=quotaformat
              Perform setting for specified format (ie. don't  perform  format
              autodetection).   Possible  format  names  are:  vfsold Original
              quota format with 16-bit UIDs / GIDs, vfsv0  Quota  format  with
              32-bit  UIDs  / GIDs, 64-bit space usage, 32-bit inode usage and
              limits, vfsv1 Quota format with 64-bit quota limits  and  usage,
              rpc (quota over NFS), xfs (quota on XFS filesystem)

       -u, --user
              Set user quotas for named user. This is the default.

       -g, --group
              Set group quotas for named group.

       -p, --prototype=protoname
              Use  quota  settings of user or group protoname to set the quota
              for the named user or group.

       --always-resolve
              Always try to translate user / group name to uid / gid  even  if
              the name is composed of digits only.

       -b, --batch
              Read  information to set from stdin (input format is name block-
              softlimit  block-hardlimit  inode-softlimit  inode-hardlimit  ).
              Empty lines and lines starting with # are ignored.

       -c, --continue-batch
              If  parsing  of an input line in batch mode fails, continue with
              processing the next line.

       -t, --edit-period
              Set grace times for users/groups. Times block-grace  and  inode-
              grace are specified in seconds.

       -T, --edit-times
              Alter   times   for  individual  user/group  when  softlimit  is
              enforced. Times block-grace and  inode-grace  are  specified  in
              seconds or can be string 'unset'.

       -a, --all
              Go  through  all filesystems with quota in /etc/mtab and perform
              setting.

       To disable a quota, set the corresponding parameter  to  0.  To  change
       quotas for several filesystems, invoke once for each filesystem.

       Only the super-user may edit quotas.

FILES

       aquota.user or aquota.group
                           quota file at the filesystem root (version 2 quota,
                           non-XFS filesystems)
       quota.user or quota.group
                           quota file at the filesystem root (version 1 quota,
                           non-XFS filesystems)
       /etc/mtab           mounted filesystem table

SEE ALSO

       edquota(8),    quota(1),    quotactl(2),   quotacheck(8),   quotaon(8),
       repquota(8)

                                                                   SETQUOTA(8)