NAME [Toc] [Back]
quota - display disk usage and limits
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
quota [-v] [user ... ]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
The quota command displays the disk usage and limits for one or more
users. Without the -v option, it displays information only when the
usage exceeds the limits.
user is a user name or a numeric UID. The default is the login user
Only users with appropriate privileges can view the limits of other
Options [Toc] [Back]
The quota command recognizes the following option:
-v Display the statistics whether they exceed limits
or not. Note that no usage statistics exist if no
quota is set.
EXTERNAL INFLUENCES [Toc] [Back]
LC_MESSAGES determines the language in which messages are displayed.
If LC_MESSAGES is not specified in the environment or is set to the
empty string, the value of LANG is used as a default for each
unspecified or empty variable. If LANG is not specified or is set to
the empty string, a default of "C" (see lang(5)) is used instead of
If any internationalization variable contains an invalid setting,
quota behaves as if all internationalization variables are set to "C".
International Code Set Support [Toc] [Back]
Single- and multi-byte character code sets are supported.
AUTHOR [Toc] [Back]
Disk Quotas were developed by the University of California, Berkeley,
Sun Microsystems, Inc., and HP.
FILES [Toc] [Back]
directory/quotas Quota statistics static storage for a file system,
where directory is the root of the file system as
specified to the mount command (see mount(1M)).
/etc/mnttab List of currently mounted file systems
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SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
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