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Disk quotas are a new feature in Windows 2000. This article discusses some of the considerations that you should look at when you are implementing disk quotas on Windows Clustering shared disks. You can enable disk quotas by accessing the properties of the disk volume in Windows Explorer, or through the Group Policy Object.
Method 1: Windows Explorer
Method 2: Group Policy Object
Use of Domain-Level AccountsYou should only use domain-level accounts when you assign the quotas, because local accounts would not be enforced when the disk fails over, which occurs because the other node would be unable to resolve the SID for the local account. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241796/EN-US/ )Local Groups and Microsoft Cluster Server
Disk Quota ConditionsIt is important to consider the following conditions when you are using disk quotas:
To Implement Disk Quotas on Home FoldersFor additional information about implementing home folders on a server cluster, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256926/EN-US/ )Implementing Home Folders on a Server Cluster
To Enable Disk Quotas in Windows 2000For additional information about enabling disk quotas, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183322/EN-US/ )How to Enable Disk Quotas in Windows 2000
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