Add a quota to active directory.

Syntax DSADD quota -part PartitionDN [-rdn RelativeDistinguishedName] -acct Name -qlimit Value [-desc Description] [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key PartitionDN Distinguished name of the quota to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) -rdn The Relative Distinguished Name of the quota specification to be created. Default=Domain_AccountName (based on -acct name) -acct Assign the quota specifications to name (a user, group, computer, or InetOrgPerson) This can be either a Distinguished Name or Domain\SAMAccountName -qlimit Quota Limit - the number of objects within the directory partition that Name can own. To specify an unlimited quota, use -1. -desc Description of the quota. -s Server to connect to (Default=the domain controller in the logon domain.)

-d Domain to connect to. -q Quiet, suppress all output -uc Unicode format -uco Unicode format for output only -uci Unicode format for input only

DS* commands are available on networked machines with the server role A.D. Domain Services installed, Domain Controllers (or for XP users: XP Professional).


Add a quota of 500 objects for the Spain partition to user Fabrizio:

C:\> dsdd quota -acct Fabrizio -rdn FabQuota1 -part CN=spain,dc=ss64,dc=com" -qlimit 500

“If he is a man of honor in one thing, he is that in all things” - Raymond Chandler


DSAdd - Add object

DSMod - Modify object

DSGet - Display object

DSMove - Move object

DSQuery - Search for objects

DSRM - Delete object