Using the quota command question
champ at umbc.edu
Thu Apr 23 12:53:54 EDT 2009
Tim Champ wrote:
> Hello all.
> Quick (hopefully) question - the man page for "quota" says it isn't
> recommended to do a "-f" when specifying a user. Due to some issues
> that would take a while to explain, we will need to fix quite a few
> quotas on users as we "xfer" them to a new system.
> Is this an outdated statement in the man page? If not, what is the
> risk? I'd hate to have to run "quota -f" across a server of many
> thousand users just to fix one.
> Thanks for any help!
> Tim Champ
> UMBC DoIT Unix Infrastructure Team
Sigh -- I forgot to add our version - 2.3.8. Sorry about that, and the
resulting double mail. The version of software is the same on the
If you have any questions, I'm happy to answer them. Thanks!
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