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Server Quotas

Posted on 2011-02-15
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Hello,

I need to implement quotas on a Windows Server 2008 File Server. I was going to implement Disk Quotas but saw that Microsoft recommends using File Server Resource Manager.  I need to apply quotas on  60 User's folders and various Group folders.

I created a couple of Quotas and applied the first one to Users Folders and then I found out that I could not apply the second quota  to another folder ex. MSmith in the User's Folder.  My issue is that I have about 45 users that need only 250mb and the last 15 users need  500mb, 1GB, and 2GB and they are all located in a folder called Users.  What would be the best way for me to do this?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
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Krzysztof Pytko earned 1000 total points
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Move those account to another root folder or apply quotas to each user folder separately :/ Quota is always winning at the top of the folders structure.

Regards,
Krzysztif
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Thanks

That's what I thought it was looking like.
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You're welcome :)
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