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Name

warnquota - send mail to users over quota

Synopsis

warnquota [ -ugsid ] [ -F quotaformat ] [ -q quotatab ] [ -c configfile ] [ -a adminsfile ]

Description

warnquota checks the disk quota for each filesystem and mails a warning message to those users who have reached their softlimit. It is typically run via cron(8) .

-F quotaformat
Perform setting for specified format (ie. don’t perform format autodetection). Possible format names are: vfsold (version 1 quota), vfsv0 (version 2 quota), rpc (quota over NFS), xfs (quota on XFS filesystem)

-q quotatab
Use quotatab instead of /etc/quotatab as file with device description strings (see example file for syntax).

-c configfile
Use configfile instead of /etc/warnquota.conf as configuration file (see example file for syntax).

-a adminsfile
Use adminsfile instead of /etc/quotagrpadmins as a file with administrators of the groups.

-u
check whether users are not exceeding quotas (default).

-g
check whether groups are not exceeding quotas. If group is exceeding quota a mail is sent to the user specified in /etc/quotagrpadmins.

-s
Try to report used space, number of used inodes and limits in more appropriate units than the default ones.

-i
ignore mountpoints mounted by automounter.

-d
don’t attach quota report in email.

Files

aquota.user
quota file at the filesystem root (version 2 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
quota.user
quota file at the filesystem root (version 1 quota, non-XFS filesystems) /etc/warnquota.conf configuration file
/etc/quotatab
device description /etc/quotagrpadmins administrators of the groups
/etc/mtab
default filesystems
/etc/passwd
default set of users

See Also

quota(1) , cron(8) , edquota(8) .

Authors

warnquota(8) was written by Marco van Wieringen <mvw@planets.elm.net>, modifications by Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>. This reference page written by Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>, modifications by Jan Kara


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