In the last episode (Aug 29), Philip Hallstrom said: > I was looking at implementing QUOTA for a server, but all of our > users are stored in a database (ftp/pop/imap authenticates against > the db). They each have their own uid's though so the files are > owned "individually". > > I would think file system quotas would work for this, but from the > docs I've read so far it doesn't say and all the various commands > take a username as an argument, not a uid... > > So without actually trying it out, anyone know if quotas will work > without matching /etc/passwd entries?
Quotas work entirely by uid: the quota info is stored at an offset of uid*sizeof(struct dqblk) in quota.user. You can pass uids to edquota or any other quota tool. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"