CheckQuota is the professional monitor program for directories. It monitors directory size, sends alerts and locks write processes if a limit was exceeded. The main functions of CheckQuota are: Directory quota function:With CheckQuota it is possible to specify one or more users for your directories. Then if the directory space comes over the limit all write processes will locked for the specified user. The user can read and delete the data, but it is not possible to copy new files or changing existing data in that folder. So a system administrator can control and stop increasing directory size. When user deletes data, in order that the directory space comes under specified limit, the users gets all the write access back. Two step mail alert system: CheckQuota has a two step mail alert system. For example, in the first step you can notify that directory limit is reached soon. I the second step you can notify that limit is reached and writes processes are locked. File type blocking: With CheckQuota it is possible to block specific file types for specific directories. For example, it is possible to prevent that users can store MP3 or video files in their home directories. HTML status reports: CheckQuota has a unique HTML report engine. With help of that engine you can create a clear html report of your directories. It shows used disk space, limit, locking status, etc. and can be publish in the network so that everyone can control the status. EMail status report: With CheckQuota you can send the status of your monitored directories via eMail. For example, it is possible that users can be notify of their used directory space daily. Running as system service: CheckQuota will install as a system service. That means, it will be loaded on system start and runs without an user must be logged on. CheckQuota is must-have for every system administrator and should be install on every server!
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