Creating a Quota on the NSS4000/6000


This article is one in a series to assist in the setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Cisco Small Business products (formerly Linksys Business Series).

Q. How to Create a Quota on the NSS4000/6000?


This is an article to guide user on how to create quota for the NSS4000/6000.
Note: The following instructions assume that you have already added and configured the users/groups on the NSS.
If you have not add any users/groups and have not configure it, please visit the following link:

Step 1
On your main page, please click on Access icon.

Step 2
When you are at the next screen, click on the Quota icon.

Step 3
Once you are at the Filesystem Quota page, click on the button labeled as Create Quota.

Step 4
Now you should be at the New Filesystem Quota page.
From the New Quota on FS, select a volume type from the drop down list.
For an example: RAIDB-mainvolume.

Step 5
Now, select a User or a Group from the For User/Group drop down list.
For an example: user1

Step 6
In the Warning at field, enter the threshold of space. When exceeded, this will triggers a warning that the quota is almost used up.
Select the size unit from the drop-down menu.
When the threshold is exceeded, the grace period set up for the volume begins.
The user has the amount of time set in the grace period to reduce the amount of space used under the space set in the Warning at field or they are not allowed to write further data to the volume.

Step 7
Now you need to click Update.
When you do so, you will be redirected back to the Filesystem Quota page.

Step 8
If necessary, you can change the grace period for the volume at the Warn for tab.
Then click on Update.

Step 9
To delete a Quota, click on Clear icon next to the selected User or Group.

Step 10
To edit an existing quota, click on Edit.

Step 11
Edit the "Warning at" field and/or "Space Limit" field and click on Update


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