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How can I do bandwidth management using quotas on a Debian Linux based router?

I use a Debian Linux based PC as a router. Now, I want to implement bandwidth management using quotas. By that I mean when a user has reached their quota limit, their bandwidth will be reduced. I've ...
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exim & dovecot user over quota: reject on send?

i have an exim + dovecot mailserver setup with per-user quota (via mysql lookup) running. the server rejects incoming mail from non-local senders when the targeted local mailbox is over quota. the ...
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postfix, courier-imap and virtual users quota

I am using Postfix MTA and courier-imap server. Clients and domains are virtual and stored in PostgreSQL database. Postfix reads quota data from SQL table OK and I can see such messages in maillog ...
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Make /home /tmp noexec nodev without a separate patition

I need to change some mount options for parts of the root filesystem, such as /tmp /var and /home (add nodev,nosuid and quota), but I haven't ability to make a separate partition and I have not enough ...
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XEN vm disk quota / fstab commented out

In order to enable user quota on a debian system I must edit the /etc/fstab (http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Quota-3.html). But in my case the whole /etc/fstab on the vm is commented out: # /etc/fstab: static ...
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Setup user/group quotas >4TiB on Ubuntu

I've run into the problem that my 5TB disk has a large proportion of content from one group of users, which is okay. I'd like to limit the total disk usage of that group to ~4.5TB, but I'm unable to, ...
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Force specific user for created files?

Is there a way to force files that are created through a network share, or in a given folder, to be owned by a specific user (i.e., is there a native Windows equivalent of Samba's force user). ...
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Capping system resources available to users

We would like to allocate chunks of cpu-time and RAM-hours to the users every few months. This is on a Linux server. I think process accounting can help keep track of usage but it does not enforce a ...
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Munin quota usage

I'm trying to get Munin to report quota usage but it's not working. On top of quota_usage_ it says: # Usage: place in /etc/munin/node.d/quota-usage_<dev> (or link it there using # ln -s), for ...
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Setting up quotas on 64-bit RHEL6 OS with ext4 filesystem

Setting up a new 64 bit RHEL 6 server with ext4 FS. Have only worked with ext3 and 32bit RHEL5 before. No matter what I try, I cannot get it to work. Current settings for mount (from "mount" ...
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What exactly is a group quota (filesystem)

There are a million sites on how to set up user/group quotas, but none actually explain what a group quota is. Is it The maximum disk space for the entire group (ie 100GB for 100 users) The disk ...
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Changing the maximum mail size in Postfix

When sending large email to a new CentOS6 server running Postfix as the MTA, the following message is returned: tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We ...
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Postfix policyd dual usage setup - greylisting and quotas

On our server we are using policyd 1.x together with Postfix 2.1.5 for greylisting and enforcing incoming quotas from unauthorized users (ie. mail for our domains). For this, I have set up Postfix ...
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Setting Archive Quotas by Mailbox database (Exchange 2010 SP1)

We're working on setting up archiving and quotas on our Exchange 2010 server, we would like to create two databases for primary mailboxes, and two for archive mailboxes. We can set quotas on the ...
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Quota action script with Windows server 2008 R2

I am using Windows 2008 R2 Server. I used quota manangement in shared folder. My requirement is, whenever the limit is exceeded, .bat file should run. My current batch file code is @echo off start ...
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what is the fastest way to report quotas in xfs filesystem

I have a server Xeon 3065, 4GB RAM, 2x1TB HDDs in raid0. This box is used mainly for bittorrent shared among 4 users. For that reason i formatted the home directory (where the bittorrent files are ...
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No space on disk for .NET IIS App

I have an IIS server running multiple apps. When I checked the space available on the C:\ drive on that server it said 20GB free. But I still get the following stack trace: [IOException: There is ...
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Exchange 2010 MailboxDisabled after Storage Quota Reached

In Exchange 2010 we have found that users are not able to access their mailbox once they hit their storage quota. This is not what we want: we want them to receive a warning, but still be able to get ...
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Monitoring social sites usage and sending warnings to users that went over daily quota

Are there any tools that can monitor social sites (Facebook, Twitter and so on) usage, and if a particular user has overused his/her daily quota, send him/her a warning?
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repquota for single user

My users on ubuntu server has quota enabled. And I can list current information with repquota. This prints information for all users. Is it possible to request quota information for particular user? ...
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Enforcing directory space limits in an OpenVZ system

I have some programs on a server (Centos4-OpenVZ) that use a directory as temp directory - but pay no attention to the size as it grows. I want to enforce a limit, such as that this folder cannot ...
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Limit FTP download total

I want to be able to limit an account to download a total of X GB, then suspend the account. I'm currently using pure-ftpd w/ mysql backend and can't figure out a way to handle this. Ratio seems ...
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Unix quota per user script

Is there any way to automate user's home folder qouta by script. I have auto useradd script, and I want to add code in script about quota for home folder of size 2 GB. For example: edquota sally ...
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Limit # of messages in mailbox

I have a situation where users have an average of 20 to 30,000 emails in their inbox. We are adding more employees and mailboxes and this is getting out of control. I have limited each mailbox to ...
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IPtables Traffic Quota - up and down

I've been trying to set up traffic quotas for users on a shared server and i believe [with my limited knowledge] that iptables --quota and ports which have been selected for each user [--dport] is the ...
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linux quota reporting performance

I have a system with over 10,000,000 files where I want to track the disk usage of a couple of users (these users own the millions of files). Based on the following Q&A ...
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Allow non-admin accounts to query ntfs quota information

A technet article about Win2k NTFS quota settings[1] states: By default, only members of the Administrators group can view and change the quota settings. However, the administrator can allow ...
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Enabling quota and doing quotacheck on reboot

I have setup quota for home directories on ubuntu 10.04 server. I followed these tutorials: 5 Steps to Setup User and Group Disk Quota and Disk Quota This code I used at fstab file: /dev/sda1 ...
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Quota with Git on Gitosis?

I'm using Gitosis to host some Git repositories. Is there any possibility to get a quota on the Git repositories?
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What is the most efficient way to handle /tmp and disk quotas on Linux

I'm running a VPS with a webserver (Apache+PHP), a database (MySQL) and smtp server (Exim). OS: Debian Lenny. RAM: 512MB. Using (quota](http://packages.debian.org/lenny/quota). At the moment, I've ...
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check quota inside debian openvz vps

How I can check the user quota inside a debian openvz vps ? The user's mail quota looks wrong; I have this error: procmail: Quota exceeded while writing "/xxxx/Maildir/tmp/xxxxxxxxxx.com" but the ...
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Can't configure quota on CentOS 5.5. Strange behaviour of quotacheck and other quota commands

I have Centos 5.5 linux with quota enabled in fstab [root@drone3 ~]# mount | grep usrquota /dev/sda4 on /storage type ext4 (rw,noatime,nodiratime,usrquota) When I tray to activate quota on ...
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Setting a memory quota for Microsoft Terminal Server connection

Is there a way to 'throttle down' the amount of memory accessible to a given user (or all users) on a terminal server session? Note, this is just to debug an in-house app without physically going ...
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How To: Find files affecting your disk quota in Windows server (2003 or 2008)?

Was just wondering if anyone knows a script or tool that can be used to find all the files which affect a user's disk quota in Windows Server 2003/2008. Any suggestions?
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Email Attachment Size Limits

Given I have plenty of disk space to work with, what are some technical considerations that I need to consider when configuring email attachment size limits?
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Weird used/free space view of network drives with Samba and XFS

I'm using XFS project quotas to offer some private and limited disk space to my users, running Windows. It works pretty well, as the users can't exceed the quota like expected. However, the Samba's ...
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Quota settings on Folder Level

I have requirement to enforce quota settings at folder level. And this enforcement is purely based on folders and not on groups. So I may have to monitor a folder /dev1/folder1 and its subfolder ...
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Email hosting: quota & overbooking

I would like to get a recommendation regarding mailbox hosting with quota. What kind of overbooking do you accept for Business usage? For instance, if I have x mailbox of 100megs and 10 Gig of space, ...
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How can I set a disk quota for a group (vs a user)

How can I set the disk quota for a group (vs. a single user) on an NTFS volume? I'm using Windows Server 2003 SP2.
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System init file

I need to enable quota's in my linux system. As mentioned in this article which suggests to run quotaon command in sysinit file. I am using Suse Linux Enterprise Edition. Where can I find this file. ...
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How to give quota for linux users?

I want to give quota for each user on my linux box, so that each one will get only specified amount of disk space.
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how to add quota for new user

I have quota enabled for /. I have two users currently. quota applies to both users. When add new users say user3. Editing edquota -u user3 won't work? Do i need to run quotacheck after running ...
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Setting up quotas for 50K+ home directories

I have a windows 2008 R2 volume which is organized like this (because of the high number of directories): E:\{first_letter}\{login} I have enabled Windows FSRM to apply quotas to E:\, with the ...
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how can i limit outgoing emails in postfix server?

I want to implement quota in postfix on all outgoing mails on user base with few exceptions. My setup is something like this SMTP Server 1 ( basic spam protection) ----> mail gateway(To have full ...
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Login-time quota for VPN users

I have configured Routing and Remote Access Service in Windows Server 2003 as the VPN server. VPN users are defined in Active Directory which is running on this server too. How i can configure the ...
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Is it possible to set up a default user quota for users in a specific group in Linux?

I'd like to be able to set up a default user quota for members of a group if they don't have a specific user quota defined. The idea is that by default, they'd have this standard quota but if a ...
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How can I set up disk quotas on a remote server in a Samba environment?

I've been working with an install of Ubuntu 8.04 and Samba. I'm trying to set up user disk space quotas for our shared drive. That is, each user will have their own folder on our Network Attached ...
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Average mail quota usage: tricks to implement unlimited email quota

I suppose that hosters who provides unlimited mail quota are only claiming it unlimited, and hope that they won't run out of disk space. Correct me if I'm wrong. In order to do such trick they will ...
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Exclude a folder from disk quota (Windows XP)

I have a per-user disk quota on our server. Each user has their own folder to store data and whatnot. However, there is also a public folder which each user has access to. I was wondering if it was ...
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Individual Site Quotas and MOSS

I know that you can do SharePoint Site Collection Quotas out of the box, but what about Individual Site Quotas? I seem to remember a third party utility that can do this, but Google turned up zero on ...