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Dirquota quota scan

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Initiates a scan to recalculate quota usage information.

noteNote
To use this command, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

dirquota quota scan /path:<Path> [/remote:<ComputerName>]

 

Parameter Description

/path:<Path>

Scans quota usage on path Path. You can use the following wildcard characters:

  • \. — the folder specified by Path

  • \* — all immediate subfolders of Path

  • \... — all recursive subfolders of Path

/remote:<ComputerName>

Performs the operation on the remote computer ComputerName.

  • To display quota usage information, use the Dirquota quota listcommand.

  • The shortest sequence of characters that uniquely identifies a parameter can be used as an abbreviation. For example, the following two commands are equivalent:

    dirquota q s /p:d:\scratch
    dirquota quota scan /path:d:\scratch
    
  • To perform operations on a remote computer by using the /remote:ComputerName parameter:

    • You must be logged on with a domain account that is a member of the Administrators group on both the local computer and the remote computer.

    • The remote computer must be running Windows Server 2008, and File Server Resource Manager must be installed.

    • The Remote File Server Resource Manager Management exception on the remote computer must be enabled. You enable this exception by using Windows Firewall in Control Panel.

  • To initiate a scan of quota usage in a specific user's folder, type:

    dirquota quota scan /path:d:\users\user1
    
  • To scan all folders on a volume on the remote computer FILESERVER1, type:

    dirquota quota scan /path:d:\... /remote:fileserver1 
    

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