is used to restrict a user to a certain amount of disk space usage. Mainly its used to check/track how the space is used. Disk Quota is configured on each drive.
Practically Implement Disk Quota:
converting volume safely without losing data
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C:Documents and SettingsAdministrator>convert /?
Converts FAT volumes to NTFS.
CONVERT volume /FS:NTFS [/V] [/CvtArea:filename] [/NoSecurity] [/X]
volume Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),
mount point, or volume name.
/FS:NTFS Specifies that the volume is to be converted to NTFS.
/V Specifies that Convert should be run in verbose mode.
Specifies a contiguous file in the root directory to be
the place holder for NTFS system files.
/NoSecurity Specifies the converted files and directories security
settings to be accessible by everyone.
/X Forces the volume to dismount first if necessary.
All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid.
C:Documents and SettingsAdministrator>convert f: /ntfs
Invalid Parameter – /ntfs
C:Documents and SettingsAdministrator>convert f: /fs:ntfs
The type of the file system is FAT32.
Enter current volume label for drive F: new volume
Convert cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process. Convert may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N) y
Volume dismounted. All opened handles to this volume are now invalid.
Volume NEW VOLUME created 12/4/2007 6:15 AM
Volume Serial Number is 0C05-0983
Windows is verifying files and folders…
File and folder verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.
4,186,660,864 bytes total disk space.
8,192 bytes in 2 folders.
4,186,648,576 bytes available on disk.
4,096 bytes in each allocation unit.
1,022,134 total allocation units on disk.
1,022,131 allocation units available on disk.
Determining disk space required for file system conversion…
Total disk space: 4096543 KB
Free space on volume: 4088524 KB
Space required for conversion: 26960 KB
Converting file system
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