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Warnquota does not seem to work over NFS mounts.
It looks like the support does not exist because the quotafile_ops_rpc does not have support for scan_dquots(). Since the man page does describe that warnquota should work for rpc, this confuses users. Is this analysis correct ?
If nfs isn't supported, any ETA on when this support will be provided ?
That is actually an unlucky formulation in the manpage (I've changed that now). warnquota (and repquota) have no way to work over NFS (and missing scan_dquots() is just a small part of it). warnquota has no way of getting a list of users having quota so it cannot query server about them. It would be possible to extend RPC protocol to support listing all users with quotas but I have no plan to do it... What do you need this for? I ask because warnquota is supposed to be run on a NFS server where this is no problem...
Thank you for your reply.
This problem was reported to us by our clients. We will ask them to run warnquota on the server instead.