If users do not wish to have the limit, they can request to have part of their home (or research space) moved under
nodr space (
/mnt/ufs18/nodr/research/) where there is no limit on the file count yet no back-up on the files either. Users will be responsible for their own back-up on in the
By default, one half of the space quota is assigned to the requested
nodr space. The quota of the original space under
/mnt/research/) is then donwsized to its half so the total space quota remains the same. A different size of
nodr space can also be assigned according to user's request. Once this space is created, the path and the quota information can be found by the
quota command mentioned above.