Set or Modify Quotas for Users and/or Groups

You can set or modify quotas for one or more entities using MCS and the CLI.

Set or Modify Quotas for Multiple Users and/or Groups Using MCS

To edit the quota, which limits the space used by all the volumes owned by a user or group, for one or more user, in the User Disk Usage tab under Data > Volumes:

  1. Select the users/groups from the list of users/groups in the Accountable Entities pane.
  2. Click Edit Properties.
    The Edit Properties dialog displays.
  3. Verify the list of users/groups and modify or set the following for the users/groups:
    1. Hard quota, which raises an alarm when the limit is reached and prevents further writes.
    2. Advisory quota, which raises an alarm when the threshold is reached, but does not prevent further writes.
    Note: Both, advisory and hard, quotas can be expressed in megabytes (MB), which is the default, gigabytes (GB), or terabytes (TB).
  4. Click Save Changes for the changes to take effect.

Set or Modify Quotas for an Entity Using MCS

To edit the quota, which limits the space used by all the volumes owned by a user or group, for a user, in the User Disk Usage tab under Data > Volumes:

  1. Click the user/group from the list of users/groups in the Accountable Entities pane to display the Edit Properties dialog.
  2. Modify or set the following for the user or group:
    1. Enter the email address of the user/group.
    2. Hard quota, which raises an alarm when the limit is reached and prevents further writes.
    3. Advisory quota, which raises an alarm when the threshold is reached, but does not prevent further writes.
    Note: Both, advisory and hard, quotas can be expressed in megabytes (MB), which is the default, gigabytes (GB), or terabytes (TB).
  3. Click Save Changes for the changes to take effect.

Set or Modify Quotas for Users and/or Groups Using the CLI or REST API

The basic command to set or modify quotas for multiple entities is:

maprcli entity modify 
        -entities <entities> 
        -advisoryquota <advisory quota> 
        -quota <quota>

The basic command to set or modify quotas for an entity is:

maprcli entity modify 
        -name <entityname> 
        -type <type> 
        -advisoryquota <advisory quota> 
        -quota <quota>

For complete reference information, see entity modify.