[CentOS] Transferring user quotas?

John Newbigin jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au
Thu Mar 23 22:20:13 UTC 2006

I think you are going to have to use repquota and quotaset and a bit of 

If you want I can supply php code which I use to read the output of 
repquota.  This is designed for maintaining user accounts but would be 
easily modified for you needs.


Kai Schaetzl wrote:

> Is there a way of transferring user quotas from one machine to another? 
> Where does the quota get stored? Non of the scarce documentation for the 
> quota commands tells this. Apparently it can't be in the aquota.* files 
> since I can repquota without them. Or does it get saved in some humanly 
> unreadable filesystem information?
> Kai

John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

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