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User and Group Quota Screens

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Last Modified 2022-07-29 16:33 EDT

TrueNAS allows setting data or object quotas for user accounts and groups cached on or connected to the system.

User Quotas Screen

Select User Quotas on the Dataset Actions list of options to display the User Quotas screen. The User Quotas screen displays the names and quota data of any user accounts cached on or connected to the system. If no users exist, the screen displays the Add Users Quotas button in the center of the screen.

UserQuotasScreenNoQuotas

The Actions button displays two options, Add which displays the Set User Quotas screen and Toggle Display. Toggle Display changes the view from filter view to a list view. Click when the screen filters out all users except those with quotas. The Show all Users confirmation dialog displays. Click Show to display the list of all users. If you have a number of user quotas set up, the Actions options include Set Quotas (Bulk).

UserQuotasScreenListView

Use the Columns button to displays options to customize the table view to add or remove information. Options are Select All, ID, Data Quota, DQ Used, DQ % Used, Object Quota, Objects Used, OQ % Used, and Reset to Defaults. After selecting Select All the option toggles to Unselect All.

User Expanded View

Click the expand_more icon to display a detailed individual user quota screen.

UserQuotasRootUserExpanded

Click the edit Edit button to display the Edit User window.

Edit User Configuration Window

The Edit User window allows you to modify the user data quota and user object quota values for an individual user.

EditUserQuotaWindow

SettingsDescription
UserDisplays the name of the selected user.
User Data Quota (Examples: 500KiB, 500M, 2 TB)Enter the amount of disk space the selected user can use. Entering 0 allows the user to use all disk space. You can enter human-readable values such as 50 GiB, 500M, 2 TB, etc.). If units are not specified, the value defaults to bytes.
User Object QuotaEnter the number of objects the selected user can own. Entering 0 allows unlimited objects.

Click Set Quota to save changes or Cancel to close the window without saving.

Set User Quotas Screen

To display the Set User Quotas screen click Actions or if the system does not have user quotas configured, click the Add User Quotas button.

SetUserQuotasScreen

Set Quotas Settings

SettingsDescription
User Data Quota (Examples: 500KiB, 500M, 2 TB)Enter the amount of disk space the selected user can use. Entering 0 allows the user to use all disk space. You can enter human-readable values such as 50 GiB, 500M, 2 TB, etc.). If units are not specified, the value defaults to bytes.
User Object QuotaEnter the number of objects the selected user can own. Entering 0 allows unlimited objects.

Apply Quotas to Selected Users Settings

SettingsDescription
Select Users Cached by this SystemSelect the users from the dropdown list of options.
Search for Connected UsersClick in the field to see the list of users on the system or type a user name and press Enter. A clickable list displays of found matches as you type. Click on the user to add the name. A warning dialog displays if there are not matches found.

Click Save to set the quotas or Cancel to exit without saving.

Group Quotas Screens

Select Group Quotas on the Dataset Actions list of options to display the Edit Group Quotas screen.

The Edit Group Quotas screen displays the names and quota data of any groups cached on or connected to the system. If no groups exist, the screen displays the Add Groups Quotas button in the center of the screen.

EditGroupQuotasNoGroups

The Actions button displays two options, Add which displays the Set Group Quotas screen and Toggle Display. Toggle Display changes the view from filter view to a list view. Click when the screen filters out all groups except those with quotas. The Show all Groups confirmation dialog displays. Click Show to display the list of all groups.

EditGroupQuotasListView

Use the Columns button to displays options to customize the table view to add or remove information. Options are Select All, ID, Data Quota, DQ Used, DQ % Used, Object Quota, Objects Used, OQ % Used, and Reset to Defaults. After selecting Select All the option toggles to Unselect All.

Group Expanded View

Click the expand_more icon to display a detailed individual group quota screen.

EditGroupQuotasExpandedView

Click the edit Edit button to display the Edit Group window.

Edit Group Configuration Window

The Edit Group window allows you to modify the group data quota and group object quota values for an individual group.

EditGroupQuotaWindow

SettingsDescription
GroupDisplays the name of the selected group(s).
Group Data Quota (Examples: 500KiB, 500M, 2 TB)Enter the amount of disk space the selected group can use. Entering 0 allows the group to use all disk space. You can enter human-readable values such as 50 GiB, 500M, 2 TB, etc.). If units are not specified, the value defaults to bytes.
Group Object QuotaEnter the number of objects the selected group can own or use. Entering 0 allows unlimited objects.

Click Set Quota to save changes or Cancel to close the window without saving.

Set User Quotas Screen

To display the Set Group Quotas screen click Actions or if the system does not have group quotas configured, click the Add Group Quotas button.

SetGroupQuotasScreen

Set Quotas Settings

SettingsDescription
Group Data Quota (Examples: 500KiB, 500M, 2 TB)Enter the amount of disk space the selected group can use. Entering 0 allows the group to use all disk space. You can enter human-readable values such as 50 GiB, 500M, 2 TB, etc.). If units are not specified, the value defaults to bytes.
Group Object QuotaEnter the number of objects the selected group can own or use. Entering 0 allows unlimited objects.

Apply Quotas to Selected Groups Settings

SettingsDescription
Select Groups Cached by this SystemSelect the users from the dropdown list of options.
Search for Connected GroupsClick in the field to see the list of groups on the system or type a group name and press Enter. A clickable list displays of found matches as you type. Click on the group to add the name. A warning dialog displays if there are no matches found.

Click Save to set the quotas or Cancel to exit without saving.

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