About the Quota installer
Users can now directly edit their fstab to ensure a proper mount for quotas, this is especially great for those with mount points such as
/somethingweird. So in short, QuickBox Pro now lifts the limitations seen in QuickBox Community when it comes to handling custom mount points.
Setting your primary mount point for Quotas
If you have installed QuickBox Pro using the setup binary as of v0.5.6, then you have entered your mount partition on the GUI setup. If this is the case, you can skip the next segment and move on to Example of editing your fstab from the Quota installer.
Finding your Primary Partition for mounting quotas
To find your primary partition is a simple task, from shell as sudo or root, run the command
df. This will have an output such as the following:
# df Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev devtmpfs 7.8G 0 7.8G 0% /dev tmpfs tmpfs 1.6G 156M 1.4G 10% /run /dev/md2 ext4 205G 79G 117G 41% / tmpfs tmpfs 7.8G 8.0K 7.8G 1% /dev/shm tmpfs tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock tmpfs tmpfs 7.8G 0 7.8G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup /dev/md0 ext4 464M 109M 327M 26% /boot overlay overlay 205G 79G 117G 41%
What you are looking for is typically the drive with the most space available. In this case, it’s the
Entering your Primary Partition for mounting quotas
Now that you know your primary partition, navigate to the General Settings page and locate the field titled Disk Mount. Within this field you will enter the partition for quotas to make use of. For purposes of our demo, we will enter
/ for the root mount.
Next, click the Submit Changes button and proceed to install quotas from your dashboard’s Application Management Center on the Apps Dashboard.
Example of editing your fstab from the Quota installer
When installing quotas, you’ll notice there is a field entered with the specific string that needs to be added…
…thus, if you’re using Hetzner, you may see somethin like the following:
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/md/0 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/md/1 /boot ext3 defaults 0 0 /dev/md/2 / ext4 defaults 0 0 /dev/md/3 /home ext4 defaults 0 0
In this for instance, your primary mount point is on
/root. Therefore, as per the suggested string that is posted for change, you’re updated fstab field will look like the following edit:
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/md/0 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/md/1 /boot ext3 defaults 0 0 /dev/md/2 / ext4 usrjquota=aquota.user,jqfmt=vfsv1,errors=remount-ro 0 1 /dev/md/3 /home ext4 defaults 0 0
Check out how this works in the below video demonstration.