[lustre-discuss] Setting infinite grace period with soft quotas

Andreas Dilger adilger at whamcloud.com
Mon May 6 12:52:55 PDT 2019

On Apr 11, 2019, at 11:02, Harr, Cameron <harr1 at llnl.gov> wrote:
> We're exploring an idea where we keep soft quotas enabled so that users 
> will be notified they're nearing their hard quotas (via in-house 
> scripts), but users don't like that the soft quota becomes a hard block 
> after the grace period. I can understand their rationale as well that 
> they should be able to write up to their hard quota always.
> Is there a way to set the grace period as unlimited (e.g. lfs setquota 
> -t -1 ...)?

Judging by the lack of response, I don't think anyone has tried this, but
it also seems like something that could be tested quite easily?

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Principal Lustre Architect

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