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

Harr, Cameron harr1 at llnl.gov
Wed May 8 16:18:59 PDT 2019

I had tested first and couldn't find a way to do so, so I was curious if 
there was some undocumented way. I'm proceeding with, "No, there's not a 

On 5/6/19 12:52 PM, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> 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
> Whamcloud

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