Setting of quotas for NSS winbind users...

simo idra at
Thu Nov 8 13:45:38 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 20:43 +0300, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> Hi
> We have a Linux Samba fileserver, using winbind to obtain user/group 
> accounts from AD domain.
> The problem is disk quotas.
> Sometimes new accounts appear, and we have to edit their quotas manually 
> (else such "new" accounts have no any particular quotas at all -- IOW 
> can full all the disk...)
> Can vfs_default_quota module help for this situation? Or something else?

Use a "root preexec" script on the homes share that checks and sets the
quota for the user ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at>

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