df does only report the disk free space, how can i get my allowed free space ?


Take a look at the quota command here:



For example:

quota -u user1

System response:

Disk quotas for user user1 (uid 501):
     Filesystem  blocks   quota   limit   grace files   quota   limit  grace    
     /dev/hda6     992   50000   55000              71   10000   11000

quota report

Report on all users over quota limits:

quota -q

Quota summary report:

repquota -a

Report for user quotas on device /dev/hda5
Block grace time: 7days; Inode grace time: 7days
                    Block limits                File limits
User            used    soft    hard  grace    used  soft  hard  grace
root      -- 4335200       0       0         181502     0     0
bin       --   15644       0       0            101     0     0
user1     --    1944       0       0            120     0     0    

No limits shown with this user as limits are set to 0.


If quotas are set, "quota" command shows the details.

quota -v
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    Nothing returns by quota command through SSH. Does it mean it was not set? – Ahmad May 15 '18 at 6:10

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