[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 2/2] containers: quota section

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Fri Apr 8 15:52:12 CEST 2016

 pct.adoc | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+)

diff --git a/pct.adoc b/pct.adoc
index 2619974..82f257b 100644
--- a/pct.adoc
+++ b/pct.adoc
@@ -398,6 +398,27 @@ Similarly device mounts are not managed by the storage, but for these the
 `quota` and `acl` options will be honored.
+Using quotas inside containers
+This only works on ext4 image based storage types and currently does not work
+with unprivileged containers.
+Activating the `quota` option causes the following mount options to be used for
+a mountpoint: `usrjquota=aquota.user,grpjquota=aquota.group,jqfmt=vfsv0`
+This allows quotas to be used like you would on any other system. You can
+initialize the `/aquota.user` and `/aquota.group` files by running
+ quotacheck -cmug /
+ quotaon /
+And edit the quotas via the `edquota` command. (Note that you need to do this
+for every mountpoint by passing the mountpoint's path instead of just `/`.) Best
+see the documentation specific to the distributiont running inside the
 Container Advantages

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