Dirquota quota

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Lists, creates, modifies, deletes, or scans quotas on a volume or folder. You can also use this command to determine the amount of available free space available for an existing quota.


To use this command, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group.


dirquota quota list
dirquota quota add
dirquota quota modify
dirquota quota delete
dirquota quota scan
dirquota quota freespace


Parameter Description

Dirquota quota list

Lists currently configured quotas.

Dirquota quota add

Creates and configures a new quota.

Dirquota quota modify

Modifies a quota.

Dirquota quota delete

Deletes a quota.

Dirquota quota scan

Initiates a scan to recalculate quota usage information.

Dirquota quota freespace

Returns the amount of free space that is currently available on a path where a particular quota is configured.

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