Export (0) Print
Expand All

Fsutil: quota

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Fsutil: quota

Manages disk quotas on NTFS volumes in order to provide more precise control of network-based storage.

Syntax

fsutil quota [disable] VolumePathname

fsutil quota [enforce] VolumePathname

fsutil quota [modify] VolumePathnameThresholdLimit [UserName]

fsutil quota [query] VolumePathname

fsutil quota [track] VolumePathname

fsutil quota [violations]

Parameters
disable
Disables quota tracking and enforcement on the specified volume.

enforce
Enforces quota usage on the specified volume.

modify
Modifies an existing disk quota or creates a new quota.

query
Lists existing disk quotas.

track
Tracks disk usage on the specified volume.

violations
Searches the system and application logs and displays a message to indicate that quota violations have been detected, or that a user has reached their quota threshold or quota limit.

VolumePathname
Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon).

Threshold
The limit (in bytes) at which warnings are issued.

Limit
The maximum allowed disk usage (in bytes).

UserName
Specifies the domain or user name.

Remarks
  • For more information about disk quotas, see Related Topics.

  • Disk quotas are implemented on a per-volume basis and enable both hard and soft storage limits to be implemented on a per-user basis.

  • You can use write scripts that use fsutil quota to set the quota limits every time you add a new user or to automatically track quota limits, compile them into a report, and automatically send them to the system administrator in e-mail.

Formatting legend

 

Format Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

Courier font

Code or program output

See Also

Was this page helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback

Community Additions

Show:
© 2014 Microsoft