edquota - edit user quotas
edquota [ -p protoname ] [ -u | -g ] [ -r ] [ -F format-name ] [ -f filesystem ] username...
edquota [ -u | -g ] [ -F format-name ] [ -f filesystem ] -t
edquota [ -u | -g ] [ -F format-name ] [ -f filesystem ] -T username groupname...
edquota is a quota editor. One or more users or groups may be specified on the command line. If a number is given in the place of user/group name it is threated as an UID/GID. For each user or group a temporary file is created with an ASCII representation of the current disk quotas for that user or group and an editor is then invoked on the file. The quotas may then be modified, new quotas added, etc. Setting a quota to zero indicates that no quota should be imposed.
Users are permitted to exceed their soft limits for a grace period that may be specified per filesystem. Once the grace period has expired, the soft limit is enforced as a hard limit.
The current usage information in the file is for informational purposes; only the hard and soft limits can be changed.
Upon leaving the editor, edquota reads the temporary file and modifies the binary quota files to reflect the changes made.
The editor invoked is vi(1) unless either the EDITOR or the VISUAL environment variable specifies otherwise.
Only the super-user may edit quotas.
aquota.user or aquota.group
quota file at the filesystem root (version 2 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
quota.user or quota.group
quota file at the filesystem root (version 1 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
quota(1) , vi(1) , quotactl(2) , quotacheck(8) , quotaon(8) , repquota(8) , setquota(8)
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