Fsutil: quota

Manages disk quotas on NTFS volumes in order to provide more precise control of network-based storage.


fsutil quota [disable] volumename

fsutil quota [enforce] volumename

fsutil quota [modify] volumename threshold limit [UserName]

fsutil quota [query] volumename

fsutil quota [track] volumename

fsutil quota [violations]


disable : Disables quota tracking and enforcement on the specified volume.

enforce : Enforces quota usage on the specified volume.

modify : Modifies an existing disk quota or creates a new quota.

query : Lists existing disk quotas.

track : Tracks disk usage on the specified volume.

violations : Searches the system and application logs and displays a message to indicate that quota violations have been detected, or that a user has reached their quota threshold or quota limit.

volumename : Specifies the drive letter for the volume (followed by a colon).

threshold : The limit at which warnings are issued.

limit : The maximum allowed disk usage.

UserName : Specifies the domain or user name.


Disk quotas are implemented on a per-volume basis and enable both hard and soft storage limits to be implemented on a per-user basis.

You can use write scripts that use fsutil quota to set the quota limits every time you add a new user or to automatically track quota limits, compile them into a report, and automatically send them to the system administrator in e-mail.


Fsutil: behavior

Fsutil: dirty

Fsutil: file

Fsutil: fsinfo

Fsutil: hardlink

Fsutil: objectid

Fsutil: reparsepoint

Fsutil: sparse

Fsutil: usn

Fsutil: volume

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