newbie administration

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Sep 25 20:55:03 GMT 2001

> Vincent Tapfuma Tendere wrote:
> Greetings
> I am  a newbie samba administrator for a student lab. Unfortunately we
> have a very limited resources so I need to find a way to limit and
> monitor user space usage, time logged on and number of terminals
> logged on.

There are two things you can do: 
For disk usage: Install (and administer) quotas on your file-systems. 

For times logged on:  Configure --with-utmp and set 'utmp = yes' to
enable utmp reporting 
of user activity.  This can be reported via the unix tools 'last' and

Hope this gives you a start,

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Samba Team member, Build Farm maintainer        abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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