[Samba] Re: Samba + Share Quota's

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Thu Sep 23 11:56:36 GMT 2004

Bart Hendrix wrote:
> Hi Samba users. 
> I have the following problem and I hope somebody can help me: 
> I installed Samba on a White Box linux machine and used LDAP for authentication. 
> I created a directory /work/shares. In /work/shares are all share directories created. 
> The problem I'm having now is that the total capacity of each share is the same because they are on the same partition. 
> (So /work/shares/test and /work/shares/software both used 80 GB from a total of 120 GB free space, but /test used 20 GB and /software 60 GB) 
> Is it possible to configure the free space size with smbcquota's? 
> I tried this but I couldn't configure it because I dont know the values of soft/hard limit. (smbcquotas //fileserver/test -S FSQLIM:<softlimit>/<hardlimit>)
> Is smbcquota's the right program or is there a different solution? 

smbcquota is to manage quotas setup on NT shares if they enabled. As far 
as I understood you want to have quotas on Linux shares and by the look 
of it not a user quotas. This can be achieved by spliting your one big 
partition into two. I don't see any other way. But I'm just another user.


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