quota - display disk usage and limits
quota [-g] [-u] [-v | -q]
quota [-u] [-v | -q] user
quota [-g] [-v | -q] group
quota displays users' disk usage and limits. By default only the user
quotas are printed.
The options are as follows:
-g Print group quotas for the group of which the user
is a member.
The optional -u flag is equivalent to the default.
-v quota will display quotas on filesystems where no
storage is allocated.
-q Print a more terse message, containing only information on
filesystems where usage is over quota.
Specifying both -g and -u displays both the user quotas and
quotas (for the user).
Only the superuser may use the -u flag and the optional user
view the limits of other users. Non-superusers can use the
-g flag and
optional group argument to view only the limits of groups of
The -q flag takes precedence over the -v flag.
quota tries to report the quotas of all mounted filesystems.
filesystem is mounted via NFS, it will attempt to contact
rpc.rquotad(8) daemon on the NFS server. For FFS filesystems, quotas
must be turned on in /etc/fstab. If quota exits with a nonzero status,
one or more filesystems are over quota.
quota.user located at the filesystem root with user quotas
quota.group located at the filesystem root with group quotas
/etc/fstab to find filesystem names and locations
quotactl(2), fstab(5), edquota(8), quotacheck(8), quotaon(8),
The quota command appeared in 4.2BSD.
OpenBSD 3.6 June 6, 1993
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