warnquota man page

warnquota — send mail to users over quota

Synopsis

warnquota [ -ugsid ] [ -F quotaformat ] [ -q quotatab ] [ -c configfile ] [ -a adminsfile ] [ filesystem... ]

Description

warnquota checks the disk quota for specified local filesystems (or for each local filesystem if none specified) and mails a warning message to those users who have reached their softlimit. It is typically run via cron(8).

-F, --format=quotaformat
Perform setting for specified format (ie. don't perform format autodetection). Possible format names are: vfsold Original quota format with 16-bit UIDs / GIDs, vfsv0 Quota format with 32-bit UIDs / GIDs, 64-bit space usage, 32-bit inode usage and limits, vfsv1 Quota format with 64-bit quota limits and usage, xfs Quota on XFS filesystem.
-q, --quota-tab=quotatab
Use quotatab instead of /etc/quotatab as file with device description strings (see quotatab(5) for syntax).
-c, --config=configfile
Use configfile instead of /etc/warnquota.conf as configuration file (see warnquota.conf(5) for syntax).
-a, --admins-file=adminsfile
Use adminsfile instead of /etc/quotagrpadmins as a file with administrators of the groups (see quotagrpadmins(5) for syntax).
-u, --user
check whether users are not exceeding quotas (default).
-g, --group
check whether groups are not exceeding quotas. If group is exceeding quota a mail is sent to the user specified in /etc/quotagrpadmins.
-s, --human-readable
Try to report used space, number of used inodes and limits in more appropriate units than the default ones.
-i, --no-autofs
ignore mountpoints mounted by automounter.
-d, --no-details
do not attach quota report in email.

Files

aquota.user
quota file at the filesystem root (version 2 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
quota.user
quota file at the filesystem root (version 1 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
/etc/warnquota.conf
configuration file
/etc/quotatab
device description
/etc/quotagrpadmins
administrators of the groups
/etc/mtab
default filesystems
/etc/passwd
default set of users

See Also

quota(1), quotatab(5), quotagrpadmins(5), warnquota.conf(5), cron(8), edquota(8).

Authors

warnquota(8) was written by Marco van Wieringen <mvw@planets.elm.net>, modifications by Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>. This reference page written by Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>, modifications by Jan Kara

Referenced By

quota(1), quotagrpadmins(5), quotaon(8), quotasync(1), quotatab(5), repquota(8), warnquota.conf(5), xfs_quota(8).