I've been google-ing for some time and I haven't been able to find any resources or hints on the subject.

I am wondering if it is possible to do so, if so how? Any nudge in right direction will be appricated.

I do know that if you download and install "Linux Quota" from source, you'll get some perl scripts which are supposed to aid with the matter. But there is as far as I know absolutely no good documentation to help you along the way.

I am also running a NFS server from the same machine.

Note: This is for a university assignment, so I might be totally stupid for asking this question. I am trying to explore the options. If there is a better way of solving this, please do tell.

Edit: Here is a link to the site of Linux Quota. They do include a LDAP schema, so it should be possible.


After tinkering around I finally came to a solution.

While it doesn't directly answers the question it does provdide a better and more easily manageable solution.

RPCBIND is can handle quotas remotely. That means just by installing quota, then restarting NFS you're good to go. (You'll need to set up quotas normally of course. There is a lot of resources on the internet covering this topic. Google it)

Ultimately that means not using LDAP for handling quotas, but let NFS handle that part with an added module.

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