Creating a Quota Template

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In Windows SharePoint Services in scalable hosting mode withActive Directory account creation, quota templates specify how muchdatabase space and how many users are allowed on a WindowsSharePoint Services site.

The Internet Platform and Operations group environment uses atemplate that allows 30 MB of database space and 40 users persite.

Create a quota template

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, point to Administrative Tools,and then click SharePoint Central Administration.

  2. In the Component Configuration section, click Manage quotas andlocks.

  3. Click Manage quota templates.

  4. Click Create a new quota template.

  5. In the Template to start from list, click [new blanktemplate].

  6. In the New template name box, type a name for thetemplate.
    The name for this deployment was 30M.

  7. Select the Limit site storage to a maximum of check box andtype the storage limit, in megabytes.
    The storage limit for this deployment was 30.

  8. In the Invited Users Limits section, select the Limited invitedusers to a maximum of check box and type the maximum number ofusers.
    The user limit for this deployment was 40.

  9. Click OK to create the template.

The Internet Platform and Operations group applied the quotatemplate by using the steps in the "Provisioning Sites"section of this paper.