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QUOTA(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual QUOTA(1)
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quota -- display disk usage and limits
quota [-g] [-u] [-v | -q]
quota [-u] [-v | -q] user
quota [-g] [-v | -q] group
quota displays users' disk usage and limits. By default only the user
quotas are printed.
-g Print group quotas for the group of which the user is a member.
The optional -u flag is equivalent to the default.
-v quota will display quotas on filesystems where no storage is
-q Print a more terse message, containing only information on
filesystems where usage is over quota.
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
The -q flag takes precedence over the -v flag.
quota tries to report the quotas of all mounted filesystems. If the
filesystem is mounted via NFS it will attempt to contact the
rpc.rquotad(8) daemon on the NFS server. For FFS filesystems, quotas
must be turned on in /etc/fstab. If quota exits with a non-zero status,
one or more filesystems are over quota.
quota.user located at the filesystem root with user quotas
quota.group located at the filesystem root with group quotas
/etc/fstab to find filesystem names and locations
quotactl(2), fstab(5), edquota(8), quotacheck(8), quotaon(8),
The quota command appeared in 4.2BSD.
NetBSD 5.0 June 6, 1993 NetBSD 5.0