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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       quotacheck - Checks file system quota consistency

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       /usr/sbin/quotacheck [-guv] filesystem...

       /usr/sbin/quotacheck -a  [-guv] [-l number] [-t [no]type]

OPTIONS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Checks  all  UFS  and AdvFS file systems identified in the
       /etc/fstab  file  as  read/write  with  userquota   and/or
       groupquota  options  specified,  and a pass number of 1 or
       greater.  If -t option is specified, only the file systems
       of  the specified type will be checked.  Alternatively, if
       type is prefixed with no, then the valid file  systems  in
       the  /etc/fstab  file  that  do not have that type will be
       checked.  Checks group quotas only.  Specifies the maximum
       number  of  parallel  quotacheck  processes  to run at one
       time.  Specifies the file system type.  The supported file
       systems  are as follows: Advanced File System (AdvFS) UNIX
       File System (UFS)

              See fstab(4)  for  a  description  of  file  system
              types.   If the no prefix is used, all of the above
              file types except the one  specified  are  checked.
              Note  that  the  -t  option is only valid when used
              with the  -a  option.   Checks  user  quotas  only.
              Reports  discrepancies  between  the calculated and
              recorded disk quotas.

OPERANDS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Specifies one or more file systems.  Specify any file system
 by entering its full path name.  The full path name is
       the file system's mount point in the /etc/fstab file.  You
       can also specify a UFS file system by entering the name of
       its device special file.   For  example:  /dev/disk/dsk3c.
       You can also specify an AdvFS fileset by entering the name
       of the file domain, a pound sign (#), and the name of  the
       fileset.  For example: root_domain#root.

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The quotacheck command examines each of the specified file
       systems, building a table of current disk usage.  It  then
       compares  this  table against the table stored in the disk
       quota file for the file system.   If  any  inconsistencies
       are  detected,  both the quota file and the current system
       copy of the incorrect quotas are updated.

       The quotacheck -a command runs  parallel  passes  on  file
       systems  using the number specified in the /etc/fstab pass
       number field.  The command only checks file  systems  with
       pass  number  1 or higher in the fsck field. A file system
       with no pass number is not checked.

       For both UFS file systems and AdvFS filesets,  you  should
       assign  the  root  file  system  a pass number of 1, and a
       value of 2 or higher to other file systems.  See  fstab(4)
       for more information.

       The  quotacheck  command checks only file systems that are
       mounted. UFS file systems must also have userquota  and/or
       groupquota  options specified in the /etc/fstab file.  The
       userquota and groupquota options are only needed for AdvFS
       file  systems  if quotas are actually going to be enforced
       or if they are to be selected with the -a option.

       By default, both user  and  group  quotas  listed  in  the
       /etc/fstab  file are checked. Use the -g option to specify
       that only group quotas be checked; use the  -u  option  to
       specify that only user quotas be checked.

       The  quotacheck command does not display activity information
 while checking file systems. Use  the  -v  option  to
       report  inconsistencies  found  or procedures performed by
       the quotacheck command.

       The file systems to be checked should be  quiescent  while
       the  quotacheck command is running, and no files should be
       open on the mount point. It  is  recommended  that  system
       filesets /, /usr, /var be checked in single-user mode, due
       to possible system background activity on  these  filesets
       in multi-user mode.

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  term  file system represents either a UFS file system
       or an AdvFS fileset.

RESTRICTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       You must be the root user to run the quotacheck command.

FILES    [Toc]    [Back]

       Specifies the command path Contains user quotas for  fileset
 Contains group quotas for fileset Contains file system
       names and locations

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       Commands:  edquota(8),  fsck(8),   quota(1),   quotaon(8),

       Functions: quotactl(2)

       Files: fstab(4)

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