Disk Quotas can be configured from the command line or through scripts using the Fsutil administrative command-line tool. In the previous article Disk Quotas we have seen how configure disk quotas using the GUI. Windows 7 rich feature set of command-line utilities include the quota functionality within Fsutil and can be used as follows:
Disk Quotas allows administrators to control how much of a volume users can fill with files. Although, disk quotas are normally implemented on servers that hosts shared folders they can also be implemented on standalone computers running Windows 7. In a scenario where multiple users access a single computer, a single user may completely fills a volume with his/her files hence, preventing others from saving their files due to lack of storage space.