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Fix disk quota for particular user

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  1. AlexAT

    AlexAT Well-Known Member
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    Anybody know how ti fix quota for particular user but not for all users?
    I have many accounts on the server and fix all quotas tookvery much time.
     
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    You can modify quotas from WHM>>Account Functions>>Quota Modification.....or u can do it from shell by edquota command for more info visit the following link.
     
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    Thank you!

    But I rather mean "Space Used" quota.
    My reseller have created clean account but cPanel shows account use 5Mb which is incorrect because it use only near 15Kb.
     
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    AFAIK, the quota system can only rebuild itself as a whole.
     
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    So and I.

    But on my system it took up to 5-6 hours to rebuild all the quota and all this time users see "used 0, quota is unlimited" instead of real values in the WHM/cPanel.
     
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    Yup, that's how the quota system works on Linux, nothing to do with cPanel. What you can do is to run the quotacheck just on the partition affceted if you have multiple partitions, and make sure things like backups and stats are not running at the same time as the routine is highly I/O intensive - obviously.
     
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    you can fix this by running /scripts/fixquota, These scripts are provided by cpanel.This fixes the quota for all the partitions.

    May be future release of this script may give single user/domain based quotacheck :cool:
     
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    Thank you, I know and use this.

    Not sure :)
     
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