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edquota(1M)							   edquota(1M)

       edquota - edit disk quotas

       proto_name] name...

       The  command  is the quota editor.  One or more name of either users or
       groups can be specified on the command line.  For each name,  a	tempo‐
       rary  file is created with a textual representation of the current disk
       quotas for that user or group, and an editor is invoked	on  the	 file.
       The  quotas  can	 then  be modified, new quotas added, and so on.  Upon
       leaving the editor, reads the temporary file and	 modifies  the	binary
       quota files to reflect the changes made.

       The  editor  invoked  is	 specified  by	the  environment variable.  It
       defaults to (see vi(1)).

       In order for user quotas to be established on a file system,  the  root
       directory  of  the file system must contain a file named Similarly, for
       group quotas, the file must exist on the root  directory	 of  the  file
       system.	See quota(5) for details.

       Quotas  can  be established for all the users or groups on file systems
       created with largefiles enabled.	 However, on HFS file systems and file
       systems	on  which  largefiles is not enabled, quotas cannot be created
       for user ids greater than 67,000,000.  Quotas cannot be established for
       groups on HFS file systems.

       Refer  to usergroupname(5) to understand the functionality changes with
       the Numeric User Group Name feature.

       Only users who have appropriate privileges can edit quotas.

       Edits the quotas of one or more groups, specified by

       Duplicates the quotas of the group (when used with the
		      option) or user proto_name for each group or user, name.
		      This  is	the normal mechanism used to initialize quotas
		      for groups of users.

       Edit the time limits for each file system.
		      Time limits are set for file systems, not users.	When a
		      user  exceeds  the  soft limit for blocks or inodes on a
		      file system, a countdown timer is started and  the  user
		      has  an  amount of time equal to the time limit in which
		      to reduce usage to below the soft	 limit	(the  required
		      action  is  given	 by  the  command).  If the time limit
		      expires before corrective action	is  taken,  the	 quota
		      system  enforces	policy	as  if the hard limit had been
		      exceeded.	 The default time limit of 0 is interpreted to
		      mean  the	 value in or one week (7 days).	 Time units of
		      sec(onds),  min(utes),  hour(s),	day(s),	 week(s),  and
		      month(s) are understood.	Time limits are printed in the
		      greatest possible time  unit  such  that	the  value  is
		      greater than or equal to one.

       Edits the quotas of one or more users (the default), specified by

   Temporary File Formats
       Here is an example of the temporary file created for editing user block
       and inode quotas:

       Here is the format for editing quota time limits:

       When editing values, it is not necessary to  remove  the	 string.   For
       example, to change the for changing the to is sufficient.

       When  establishing  quotas  for	a  user	 who has had none before, (for
       either blocks or inodes), the quota statistics for  that	 user  do  not
       include any currently occupied file system resources.  Therefore, it is
       necessary to run (see quotacheck(1M)) to collect	 statistics  for  that
       user's  current usage of that file system.  See quota(5) for a detailed
       discussion of this topic.

       will only edit quotas on local file systems.

       was developed by the University of California,  Berkeley,  and  by  Sun
       Microsystems, Inc.

       Static information about the file systems.
       Mounted file system table
       Group and user quota statistics static storage for a file system
       respectively, where
				directory is the root of the file  sys‐
				tem  as	 specified  to the command (see

       quota(1), vi(1), quotacheck(1M),	 quotacheck_hfs(1M),  quota(5),


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