Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2
On the Quota Management node of the File Server Resource Manager Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in, you can perform the following tasks:
Create quotas to limit the space allowed for a volume or folder and generate notifications when the quota limits are approached or exceeded.
Generate auto quotas that apply to all existing folders in a volume or folder, as well as to any new subfolders created in the future.
Define quota templates that can be easily applied to new volumes or folders and that can be used across an organization.
You can place a 200 megabytes (MB) limit on the personal folder of each user on a server, with a notification to you and the user when 180 MB of storage has been exceeded.
A flexible 500 MB quota on a group's shared folder can be set. When this storage limit is reached, all users in the group are notified by e-mail that the storage quota has been temporarily extended to 520 MB, so that they can delete unnecessary files and comply with the preset 500 MB quota policy.
You can receive a notification when a temporary folder reaches 2 gigabytes (GB) of usage yet not limit that folder's quota because it is necessary for a service running on your server.
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To set e-mail notifications and certain reporting capabilities, you must first configure the general File Server Resource Manager options.