[lustre-discuss] checking and turning on quota enforcement.

Guido Laubender laubender at zib.de
Thu Jun 7 06:53:10 PDT 2018

Hi Phill,

On Wed, 30 May 2018, Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:

> However it has just become apparent that the new servers are not enforcing 
> quotas, though they are set for all users on two of our volumes. This has 
> lead to the situation where one of our volumes is almost full, and is 
> negatively affecting performance.
> Looking at the documentation for lfs suotaon / quotaoff it suggests that they 
> are depreciated since lustre version 2.4.x. We are currently running 2.9.0 on 
> Centos 7.
> How can I check to see if quota enforcement is turned on, and if not turn it 
> on once we have people back under quota again (or adjusted their quota).

You may have a look here for enabling disk quotas:

To verify that quota enforcement is configured, run the command 'lctl 
get_param osd-*.*.quota_slave.info'on the MDS (see section 
Quota Verification).


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