[CentOS] Suggestion on Share folder

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 7 04:39:36 EDT 2010


From: Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri at arinet.org>

> I need some advise on how best manage a share folder.
> We have a  2TB samba share. Inside there is individual user sub-folder,
> and also there  are team's folders.
> We use one shared account for all users.
> The  problem is:
> The user abuse the space usage.
> My thought:
> - Implement  quota for each user.
> - But the implication is each user must have their own  account and
> this potentially gives additional hassle when someone forgets  the
> password.

If you don't want to go the several accounts way, you could either:
- Tell your users not to abuse.
- Maybe (not sure if possible), if each user has its own IP, parse samba logs to 
see who used how much.

JD


      


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