Hour 12 Managing Disk Quotas


There’s an old joke in the system administration world that there are two different types of sysadmins: those that are happy when their users are happy, and those that are happy when they don’t have any users. Without going into this too much, it’s worth pointing out that happy users lead directly to an environment where you’re successful and have the ability to plan and organize, rather than reactively fight fires everyday.

In that sense, we’re going to look at disk quotas and managing disk usage on a per-user basis in this hour. We have already looked at disk usage in Hour 3, ″Disk Usage,″ but that was focused on ...

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