quotaon, quotaoff - turn filesystem quotas on and off
quotaon [-g] [-u] [-v] filesystem [...]
quotaon [-g] [-u] [-v] -a
quotaoff [-g] [-u] [-v] filesystem [...]
quotaoff [-g] [-u] [-v] -a
quotaon announces to the system that disk quotas should be
enabled on one
or more filesystems. quotaoff announces to the system that
filesystems should have any disk quotas turned off. The
specified must have entries in /etc/fstab and be mounted.
each filesystem to have quota files named quota.user
quota.group which are located at the root of the associated
These defaults may be overridden in /etc/fstab. By default
both user and
group quotas are enabled.
The options are as follows:
-a If the -a flag is supplied in place of any filesystem names,
quotaon/quotaoff will enable/disable all the
in /etc/fstab to be read-write with disk quotas.
only the types of quotas listed in /etc/fstab are
-g Only group quotas listed in /etc/fstab should be enabled/disabled.
-u Only user quotas listed in /etc/fstab should be enabled/disabled.
-v Causes quotaon and quotaoff to print a message for
where quotas are turned on or off.
Specifying both -g and -u is equivalent to the default.
quota.user at the filesystem root with user quotas
quota.group at the filesystem root with group quotas
/etc/fstab filesystem table
quota(1), quotactl(2), fstab(5), edquota(8), quotacheck(8),
The quotaon and quotaoff commands appeared in 4.2BSD.
OpenBSD 3.6 December 11, 1993
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