[Samba] quota support on AIX

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 31 04:46:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 01:40:16PM +0900, Tsutomu Miyashita wrote:
> Hellow, members
> I want to use SAMBA with disk quota support on AIX machine,
>  but have not succeeded yet. Are there any members who could
> succeeded setting up SAMBA on that environment?
> OS:AIX4.3.3
> SAMBA:2.2.5
> configure option:--with-quotas
> First, I configured AIX's quota environment, and confirmed quota
> worked fine. And I accessed to SAMBA, but disk size displayed
> on Windows explorer did not match with quota size. Imformed disk
> size is filesystem size of SAMBA server.
> I comfirmed this step on Redhat6.2, but informed disk size was 
> just quota size.
> I wonder SAMBA quota function does not support AIX. Is that true?

I don't know about AIX in particular, but quota support is one of the 
most platform dependent parts of Samba out there.  Even linux had
Quota problems due to kernel interface changes.  

In the meantime you might be able to use the 'df command' smb.conf
option to your advantage.

Andrew Bartlett

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