Basic quota settings

When you create a storage quota, the following attributes must be defined, at a minimum. When you specify usage limits, additional options are available for defining the quota.

Option

Description

Path

The directory that the quota is on.

Directory Quota

Set storage limits on a directory.

User Quota

Create a quota for every current or future user that stores data in the specified directory.

Group Quota

Create a quota for every current or future group that stores data in the specified directory.

Include snapshots in the storage quota

Count all snapshot data in usage limits. This option cannot be changed after the quota is created.

Include data-protection overhead in the storage quota

Count protection overhead in usage limits.

Track storage without specifying a storage limit

Account for usage only.

Specify storage limits

Set and enforce advisory, soft, or absolute limits.