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QUOTA(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual QUOTA(1)
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quota -- display disk usage and limits
quota [-ghu] [-v | -q]
quota [-hu] [-v | -q] user
quota [-gh] [-v | -q] group
quota -d [-gh] [-v | -q]
quota displays users' disk usage and limits. By default only the user
quotas are printed.
-d Query the kernel for default user or group quota instead of a
specific user or group.
-g Print group quotas. By default, print group quotas for all
groups the user belongs to.
-h Numbers are displayed in a human readable format.
-q Print a more terse message, containing only information on file
systems where usage is over quota.
-u Print user quotas. This is the default.
-v quota will display quotas on file systems where no storage is
Specifying both -g and -u displays both the user quotas and the group
quotas (for the user).
Only the super-user may use the optional user argument with the -u flag
to view quotas for other users. Non-super-users can use the optional
group argument with the -g flag to view only the limits of groups they
The -q flag takes precedence over the -v flag.
quota 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. If quota exits with a non-zero
status, one or more file systems are over quota.
libquota(3), fstab(5), edquota(8), quotacheck(8), quotaon(8),
The quota command appeared in 4.2BSD.
NetBSD 9.99 January 20, 2020 NetBSD 9.99