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Is it possible to put a size limit on folder in Windows 2008 R2?

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Is it possible to put a size limit on folder in Windows 2008 R2?

The purpose of that is to control abused usage from users.

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If its the only folder thats shared on that volume just enable quotas? http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Configuring-Volume-Folder-Quotas.html
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You need to use File Resource Manager from File Server tools. Here you can find how to do that
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754810%28WS.10%29.aspx
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Thank you for the infos!
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