16 April 2011

Enabling Local FS Quotas in Linux

Quotas allow you to limit the amount of space a user or group can use
and / or the number of files a user or group can create on a filesystem
(FS).  The following shows how to set up these quotas and the expected
user experience.  Our host details for this are:

07 April 2011

Granting Elevated Privileges in Solaris

root, root, root, everybody always wants root.  Developers, application
administrators, users, they all seem to find a reason to "need" root
access.  Since normally these needs are for access to particular files
or to perform very specific tasks, only a subset of root's access is