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QUOTA(1)                FreeBSD General Commands Manual               QUOTA(1)

NAME
     quota - display disk usage and limits

SYNOPSIS
     quota [-ghlu] [-f path] [-v | -q | -r]
     quota [-hlu] [-f path] [-v | -q | -r] user ...
     quota -g [-hl] [-f path] [-v | -q | -r] group ...

DESCRIPTION
     The quota utility displays users' disk usage and limits.  By default only
     the user quotas are printed.  Disk block usage and limits are shown in
     1024-byte blocks.

     The following options are available:

     -f path
             Only display quota information for the file system that contains
             the specified path.  This can be any file within a mounted file
             system.

     -g      Print group quotas for the group of which the user is a member.

     -h      "Human-readable" output.  Use unit suffixes: Byte, Kilobyte,
             Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte and Petabyte.

     -l      Do not report quotas on NFS file systems.

     -q      Print a more terse message, containing only information on file
             systems where usage is over quota.  The -q flag takes precedence
             over the -v flag.

     -r      Display the raw quota information as it appears in the quota
             structure.  Non-zero time values will also be displayed in
             ctime(3) format.  This option implies -v and will override the -q
             flag.

     -u      Print the user quotas.  This is the default unless -g is
             specified.

     -v      Display quotas on file systems where no storage is allocated.

     Specifying both -g and -u displays both the user quotas and the group
     quotas (for the user).

     Only the super-user may use the -u flag and the optional user argument to
     view the limits of other users.  Non-super-users can use the -g flag and
     optional group argument to view only the limits of groups of which they
     are members.

     The quota utility tries to report the quotas of all mounted file systems.
     If the file system is mounted via NFS, it will attempt to contact the
     rpc.rquotad(8) daemon on the NFS server.  For UFS file systems, quotas
     must be turned on in /etc/fstab.  If quota exits with a non-zero status,
     one or more file systems are over quota or the path specified with the -f
     option does not exist.

     If the -l flag is specified, quota will not check NFS file systems.

FILES
     quota.user   located at the file system root with user quotas
     quota.group  located at the file system root with group quotas
     /etc/fstab   to find file system names and locations

SEE ALSO
     quotactl(2), ctime(3), fstab(5), edquota(8), quotacheck(8), quotaon(8),
     repquota(8), rpc.rquotad(8)

HISTORY
     The quota command appeared in 4.2BSD.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE        February 3, 2007        FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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