edit user quotas for file systems (generic)
edquota [-F FSType]
[-o specific_options] username . . .
edquota is a quota editor.
One or more users may be specified on the command line.
For each user a temporary file is created with an
representation of the current disk quotas for that user
for each mounted file system that has a quotas file,
and an editor is then invoked on the file.
The quotas may then be modified, new quotas added, and so on.
Upon leaving the editor,
reads the temporary file and modifies the binary quota files to reflect
the changes made.
The editor invoked is
environment variable specifies otherwise.
edquota is supported on the
ufs and vxfs FStypes.
Only a privileged user may edit quotas.
In order for quotas to be
established on a file system, the root
directory of the file system must
contain a file, owned by root, called
Specify the FSType on which to operate.
If -F FSType is not specified
it is determined by matching the inputfs
device with an entry in /etc/vfstab.
If this fails, heuristics similiar to those used
are used to determine the file
If the FSType is known beforehand, use the
-F option. This command executes faster
if it is not required to autodetect file system types.
Echo the complete command line, but do not execute
The command line is generated by using the options and
arguments provided by the user and adding to them information
derived from /etc/vfstab.
This option should be used to verify and validate the
Specify FSType-specific options.
list of default parameters for each file system
This command may not be supported for all FSTypes.
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 25 April 2004