Dirquota autoquota delete

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Deletes an auto apply quota.

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 autoquota delete /path:<Path> [/quiet] [/remote:<ComputerName>]


Parameter Description


Deletes the auto apply quota configured 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


Deletes the auto apply quota without warning. By default, you are prompted to confirm that you want to delete the quota.


Performs the operation on the remote computer ComputerName.

  • Only the auto apply quota assigned to the parent folder at Path is deleted. Any quotas that were automatically generated on existing subfolders remain configured.

  • 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 au d /p:d:\scratch
    dirquota autoquota delete /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 delete the auto apply quota assigned to the D:\users folder on the remote computer FILESERVER1 , type:

    dirquota autoquota delete /path:d:\users /remote:fileserver1

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