community.general.xfs_quota module – Manage quotas on XFS filesystems

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.xfs_quota.

Synopsis

  • Configure quotas on XFS filesystems.

  • Before using this module /etc/projects and /etc/projid need to be configured.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • xfsprogs

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

bhard

string

Hard blocks quota limit.

This argument supports human readable sizes.

bsoft

string

Soft blocks quota limit.

This argument supports human readable sizes.

ihard

integer

Hard inodes quota limit.

isoft

integer

Soft inodes quota limit.

mountpoint

string / required

The mount point on which to apply the quotas.

name

string

The name of the user, group or project to apply the quota to, if other than default.

rtbhard

string

Hard realtime blocks quota limit.

This argument supports human readable sizes.

rtbsoft

string

Soft realtime blocks quota limit.

This argument supports human readable sizes.

state

string

Whether to apply the limits or remove them.

When removing limit, they are set to 0, and not quite removed.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

type

string / required

The XFS quota type.

Choices:

  • user

  • group

  • project

Examples

- name: Set default project soft and hard limit on /opt of 1g
  community.general.xfs_quota:
    type: project
    mountpoint: /opt
    bsoft: 1g
    bhard: 1g
    state: present

- name: Remove the default limits on /opt
  community.general.xfs_quota:
    type: project
    mountpoint: /opt
    state: absent

- name: Set default soft user inode limits on /home of 1024 inodes and hard of 2048
  community.general.xfs_quota:
    type: user
    mountpoint: /home
    isoft: 1024
    ihard: 2048

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

bhard

integer

the current bhard setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 1024

bsoft

integer

the current bsoft setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 1024

ihard

integer

the current ihard setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 100

isoft

integer

the current isoft setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 100

rtbhard

integer

the current rtbhard setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 1024

rtbsoft

integer

the current rtbsoft setting in bytes

Returned: always

Sample: 1024

Authors

  • William Leemans (@bushvin)