warnquota(8) -- Linux man page



warnquota - send mail to users over quota  


warnquota [ -ugsid ] [ -F quotaformat ] [ -q quotatab ] [ -c configfile ] [ -a adminsfile ]  


warnquota checks the disk quota for each filesystem and mails a warning message to those users who have reached their softlimit. It is typically run via cron(8).
-F quotaformat
Perform setting for specified format (ie. don't perform format autodetection). Possible format names are: vfsold (version 1 quota), vfsv0 (version 2 quota), rpc (quota over NFS), xfs (quota on XFS filesystem)
-q quotatab
Use quotatab instead of /etc/quotatab as file with device description strings (see example file for syntax).
-c configfile
Use configfile instead of /etc/warnquota.conf as configuration file (see example file for syntax).
-a adminsfile
Use adminsfile instead of /etc/quotagrpadmins as a file with administrators of the groups.
check whether users are not exceeding quotas (default).
check whether groups are not exceeding quotas. If group is exceeding quota a mail is sent to the user specified in /etc/quotagrpadmins.
Try to report used space, number of used inodes and limits in more appropriate units than the default ones.
ignore mountpoints mounted by automounter.
don't attach quota report in email.


quota file at the filesystem root (version 2 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
quota file at the filesystem root (version 1 quota, non-XFS filesystems)
configuration file
device description
administrators of the groups
default filesystems
default set of users


quota(1), cron(8), edquota(8).  


warnquota(8) was written by Marco van Wieringen <mvw@planets.elm.net>, modifications by Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>. This reference page written by Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>, modifications by Jan Kara