volume quota on
Turn on quotas for volumes
Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.
This command creates a job to activate quotas for the specified volume. You can monitor the progress of the job by using the job show and job watch-progress commands.
-vserver <vserver name>- Vserver Name
This specifies the name of the Vserver on which the volume is located.
-volume <volume name>- Volume Name
This specifies the name of the volume on which you are activating quotas.
[-w, -foreground <true>]- Foreground Process
This optionally specifies whether the job created for activating quotas runs as a foreground process. The default setting is
false(that is, the operation runs in the background). When set to
true, the command will not return until the job completes. The quota job finishes after the filesystem scanner is started. The quota state for the volume is
initializinguntil the filesystem scanner finishes scanning the entire filesystem. After the scanning is complete, the quota state will be
The following example activates quotas on the volume named
vol1 , which exists on Vserver
cluster1::> volume quota on -vserver vs0 -volume vol1 [Job 23] Job is queued: Quota ON Operation on vserver vs0 volume vol1.
The following example uses a 7G-compatible command to activate quotas on the volume named
vol1 which exists on Vserver
cluster1::> vserver context vs0 vs0::> quota on -w vol1 [Job 25] Job is queued: Quota ON Operation on vserver vs0 volume vol1. [Job 25] Job succeeded: Successful