Join James Gonzalez for an in-depth discussion in this video Configure disk quotas, part of Windows 10: Configure, Secure, and Manage Data.
- For computers that are used by more than one person,…you'll probably want to limit the amount of storage space…that every user on that device has to use.…Members of the Administrator group…can enable storage limits called Disk Quotas…on NTFS volumes.…Quotas are a means of controlling…the storage space available on a drive or partition…so that no single user can use up all the space…on that drive or partition.…If the user exceeds the Disk Quota,…you can set it up so he or she…will not be able to store new data on it.…Furthermore, the administrator can also set warning levels,…so that they know when a user gets close to their limit.…
So in this lesson, I cover how to configure…Disk Quotas in Windows 10,…so you can control how much storage space…individual users are allowed on each drive on the system.…So to set up an enforced quota limits…for every user on account,…open up the File Explorer…and right-click on the device,…or the drive, or the partition,…that you want to set quota limits for.…In this case, let's go ahead and set them up…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Identify which storage usage category you should select to check how much space your downloads folder is using on your Windows drive.
- Name the type of storage space resiliency you should select to turn two physical drives into one logical drive.
- Describe the steps needed to access the NTFS permissions for a specific folder.
- List the actions required to share a printer with users on the same network.
- State how to use file explorer to open your PC instead of quick access.
- List the steps to add folder permissions for a specific folder.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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