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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

quota

Synopsis

quota [options]

Displays the disk limits for the current user, or the current user's group, or other users and groups if the user is the superuser.

Options

-g [ group ]

Display quotas for the specified group, if the user is a member of that group. If group is not specified, list all groups for which the user is a member. If the user is super-user, any group's quotas may be listed.

-q

Quiet mode. Only displays a message if the user is over quota. This is useful for login scripts.

-u user

Display quotas for user. May only be used by the superuser.

-v

Display quotas even on filesystems where no storage is allocated. This option takes precedence over -q.

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