[TUHS] Quotas - did anyone ever use them?
robert at timetraveller.org
Fri May 31 00:29:01 AEST 2019
On Thu, 30 May 2019, David wrote:
> I think it was BSD 4.1 that added quotas to the disk system, and I was
> just wondering if anyone ever used them, in academia or industry. As a
> user and an admin I never used this and, while I thought it was
> interesting, just figured that the users would sort it out amongst
> themselves. Which they mostly did.
> So, anyone ever use this feature?
As an undergrad in the 90s I was most definitely subject to quotas on
university systems. I believe Unix filesystem quotas have been widely
FWIW I have quotas enabled on my home fileserver (without enforcement)
just so I can see user utilisation at a glance.
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