System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration

ProcedureHow to Turn Off UFS Quotas

  1. Become superuser or assume an equivalent role.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  2. Turn off file system quotas.

    # quotaoff [-v] -a filesystem ...

    Displays a message from each file system when UFS quotas are turned off.


    Turns off UFS quotas for all file systems.


    Turns off UFS quotas for one or more file systems that you specify. More than one file system is specified by separating each file system name with a space.

Example 7–12 Turning Off Quotas

The following example shows how to turn off the quotas for the /export/home file system.

# quotaoff -v /export/home
/export/home: quotas turned off