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quotaon(8)							   quotaon(8)



NAME

  quotaon, quotaoff - turns quota enforcement on or off

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/quotaon [-guv] file_spec...

  /usr/sbin/quotaon -a	[-guv]

  /usr/sbin/quotaoff [-guv] file_spec...

  /usr/sbin/quotaoff -a	 [-guv]

OPTIONS

  -a  Turns on (with quotaon) or turns off (with quotaoff) quotas for all
      file systems identified in the /etc/fstab	file as	read/write with	quo-
      tas.

  -g  Turns on or off group quotas only.

  -u  Turns on or off user quotas only.

  -v  Prints a message for each	file system whose quotas are turned on or
      off.

OPERANDS

  file_spec
      Specifies	one or more file systems.  Specify any file system by enter-
      ing its full path	name or	its mount point. The full path name is the
      name entered in the file-spec field of the file system's entry in	the
      /etc/fstab file.	The mount point	is the name entered in the mnt_point
      field of the file	system's entry in the /etc/fstab file.

      For UFS file systems, you	can alternatively enter	the name of a block
      device special file.  For	example: /dev/disk/dsk3c.

      For AdvFS	filesets, you can alternatively	enter the name of a file
      domain, a	pound sign (#),	and the	name of	the fileset.  For example:
      root_domain#root.

DESCRIPTION

  The quotaon and quotaoff commands enable or disable user and group quotas
  that have been established using the edquota command.	To turn	the quotas on
  or off, the file systems specified must have the userquota and groupquota
  entries in the /etc/fstab file and be	mounted	at the time.

  quotaon and quotaoff must be run by a	user with superuser authority.


  These	commands expect	each file system to have quota files named quota.user
  and quota.group in the root directory	of the file system. (These default
  file locations may be	overridden in the /etc/fstab file.)

  By default,  both user and group quotas are affected by the quotaon and
  quotaoff commands. Use the -g	option to specify only group quotas or the -u
  option to specify only user quotas.

NOTES

  The term file	system represents either a UFS file system or an AdvFS
  fileset.

  The quotaon and quotaoff commands are	used to	manage user and	group quotas:
  they are not used to manage AdvFS fileset quotas.  Use the chfsets command
  to set or clear fileset quotas.

  AdvFS	always maintains user and group	file and block usage in	the quota
  files	(quota.user and	quota.group).  User and	group quota limit information
  displays with	the showfsets command even if quota enforcement	is turned
  off.

  When a file system is	unmounted, user	and group quotas are disabled.	After
  a file system	has been remounted, use	the quotaon command to enable user
  and group quotas on the file system.

RESTRICTIONS

  You must be the root user to run the quotaon and quotaoff commands.

FILES

  /usr/sbin/quotaon
      Specifies	the command path

  /usr/sbin/quotaoff
      Specifies	the command path

  [setname_root]/quota.user
      Contains user quotas for filesets

  [setname_root]/quota.group
      Contains group quotas for	filesets

  /etc/fstab
      Contains file system names and locations

SEE ALSO

  Commands: chfsets(8),	showfsets(8), edquota(8), fsck(8), quota(1), quota-
  check(8), repquota(8)

  Functions: quotactl(2)

  Files: fstab(4)