Hi Leon,

Jen is correct.  As far as the FTP directory, we use the MaxStoreFileSize 
directive in ProFTPd to limit the size of any single file uploaded.

--nate

On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:22 PM, Jennifer Jackson wrote:

> Hi Leon,
> 
> I can let you know that there is a hard limit of 50G per file allowed for any 
> dataset FTP'd and moved into a history. Datasets will exist for 3 days in the 
> user-specific "holding area" before they are automatically purged, if not 
> moved into a history first. While in that holding area, the data are not 
> counted toward or managed by the Galaxy quota system. For more details about 
> exactly how ProFTPd is configured (outside of Galaxy), Nate may be able to 
> jump in with more help if needed. Or maybe you just wanted to double check 
> that the Galaxy quota system was not linked into the initial FTP?
> 
> When the time comes, to get started with the Galaxy quota system, you will 
> want to make some adjustments in the universe_wsgi.ini, specifically to this 
> section:
> 
> # Enable Galaxy's "Upload via FTP" interface.  You'll need to install and
> # configure an FTP server (we've used ProFTPd since it can use Galaxy's
> # database for authentication) and set the following two options.
> 
> # This should point to a directory containing subdirectories matching users'
> # email addresses, where Galaxy will look for files.
> #ftp_upload_dir = None
> 
> # This should be the hostname of your FTP server, which will be provided to
> # users in the help text.
> #ftp_upload_site = None
> 
> # Enable enforcement of quotas.  Quotas can be set from the Admin interface.
> #enable_quotas = False
> 
> These instruction have the details for setting up quotas (data after it has 
> been imported into a history as a dataset): 
> http://wiki.g2.bx.psu.edu/Admin/Disk%20Quotas
> 
> Hopefully this helps, but please let us know if you need more help.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Jen
> Galaxy team
> 
> On 1/16/12 7:41 AM, Leon Mei wrote:
>> Dear Galaxy team,
>> 
>> We just installed ProFTPd (the same as Galaxy Main) on our Galaxy
>> server. Now we would like to implement a FTP quota. I am wondering how
>> Galaxy main handles this. Could you give us some hints? And does the
>> disk quota counting script include the FTP directory?
>> 
>> Thanks very much,
>> Leon
>> 
>> --
>> Hailiang (Leon) Mei
>> Netherlands Bioinformatics Center
>> BioAssist NGS Taskforce
>>  - https://wiki.nbic.nl/index.php/Next_Generation_Sequencing
>> Skype: leon_mei    Mobile: +31 6 41709231
>> 
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