[Samba] samba quotas

Tilo Lutz TiloLutz at gmx.de
Sat May 8 15:07:18 GMT 2004


> Hi guys, we need to update our samba service from 2.2.8a to samba 3.0.x 
> (so that we
> can upgrade our AD from Win2k to Win2k3).  The problem I am having is 
> with the quotas.
I was never able to use the quota functions of samba. I use
Suse 8.2 with Samba 3.0.3 and XFS. Even the latest samba version
doesn't recognize quotas correctly. For me quota code is broken
since beginning in samba.

To get them displayed I use a dirty hack.
In smb.conf I've added the following line:
dfree command = "/etc/script.sh %U"

used_space=`/usr/bin/quota -u $1 | tail -1 | awk '{print $2}'`
quota_space=`/usr/bin/quota -u $1 | tail -1 | awk '{print $4}'`
used_files=`/usr/bin/quota -u $1 | tail -1 | awk '{print $5}'`
quota_files=`/usr/bin/quota -u $1 | tail -1 | awk '{print $7}'`
if [ "$used_files" == "$quota_files" ];
    then used_space=$quota_space
free_space=`expr $quota_space - $used_space`
echo "$quota_space $free_space"


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