[owncloud-devel] Create file upload restrictions for users through owncloud server

Syed Alam Abbas Imtiyaz syedalamabbas at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 04:03:11 GMT 2016


Actually I just thought of something. Can I run two instances of owncloud
on my server machine, one for images where I will set file size limit 100
MB and in other I will set 500 MB ?


Alam

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:44 PM, Syed Alam Abbas Imtiyaz <
syedalamabbas at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pablo,
>         I don't want to limit file size, but the upload file size for my
> owncloud users, but which is different for different folders. Say 100 MB
> for one folder and 500 MB for the other, now can I still use a parameter
> such as what you defined ?
>
> Thanks
> Alam
>
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:06 PM, Pablo Marques <pmarques at miamilinux.net>
> wrote:
>
>> Alam
>>
>> I do not believe you can limit file size on any file system.
>>
>> What you can definitely do in php.ini is to set this parameter:.
>>
>> upload_max_filesize = XX
>>
>> auto explanatory...
>>
>> Pablo
>> ------------------------------
>> *From: *"Syed Alam Abbas Imtiyaz" <syedalamabbas at gmail.com>
>> *To: *"devel" <devel at owncloud.org>
>> *Sent: *Thursday, February 11, 2016 6:36:43 PM
>> *Subject: *Re: [owncloud-devel] Create file upload restrictions for
>> users through owncloud server
>>
>> Dear Pablo,
>>                    Thanks for the response. However, I don't want
>> directory level quotas, I can allow unlimited for the user, I only want
>> file size restriction. To explain it more, lets say you have folder called
>> images, I want to set that all images < 100 MB, and similarly for a folder
>> called video,  all files are < 500 MB. I don't care how many files, I only
>> care what is the file size.
>>                    Now I am still reading, but does GlusterFS / XFS has
>> that capability ?
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>> Alam
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:23 PM, Pablo Marques <pmarques at miamilinux.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Alam
>>>
>>> Try directory quotas on the backend storage file system.
>>>
>>> With XFS
>>> https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E37670_01/E37355/html/ol_prjquo_xfs.html
>>>
>>> GlusterFS has a very easy way to implement simple size quota on any
>>> directory:
>>> http://www.gluster.org/community/documentation/index.php/Directory_Quota
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Pablo
>>> ------------------------------
>>> *From: *"Syed Alam Abbas Imtiyaz" <syedalamabbas at gmail.com>
>>> *To: *"devel" <devel at owncloud.org>
>>> *Sent: *Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:43:59 PM
>>> *Subject: *[owncloud-devel] Create file upload restrictions for users
>>> through        owncloud server
>>>
>>> ownCloud version: 8.2.2
>>> Webserver: apache2
>>> Database: MySQL
>>> OS: Linux
>>> PHP version: 5.6.x
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello Everyone,
>>> I tried posting this on the owncloud support forums, but @RealRancor
>>> advised me to use this list. You can see my question on the forums
>>> https://forum.owncloud.org/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=32993.
>>>
>>>
>>> I am still learning about owncloud and its amazing apps capability, so
>>> please elaborate your answers if you can. I have a simple requirement. Lets
>>> say I start a owncloud webserver on a machine. I ask users to upload their
>>> pictures and videos on lets say swim club trips. I want to be able to build
>>> an app with a functionality that restricts the users with two folders
>>> images and videos to file size limits 100 MB and 500 MB respectively. Or
>>> there a better way without using app framework ? I know there is a way to
>>> set the global owncloud upload limit, I also know that there is a place
>>> where user skeleton or default files can be created.
>>>
>>> I am not looking for a spoon-fed answer, just general directions where I
>>> can go and look, so I am able to achieve the said functionality of
>>> different upload restrictions for different directories at the user/ client
>>> level.
>>>
>>> Let me know your thoughts about this.
>>>
>>> I am reading this documentation, and understanding it, but can you
>>> sketch roughly how would you / or any one with knowledge of owncloud and
>>> apps would go about building such an application. Just some starting
>>> pointers please, since I don't have much prior experience with web
>>> development.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Alam
>>>
>>>
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>
> *Syed Alam Abbas*
> *HEC *215*, *Computational Imaging Lab <http://cil.cs.ucf.edu/>
>
> *Graduate Student, EECS-UCF*
>
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*Syed Alam Abbas*
*HEC *215*, *Computational Imaging Lab <http://cil.cs.ucf.edu/>

*Graduate Student, EECS-UCF*

*Gmail Phone: *(507) 867-8629

*Email: - syedalamabbas at gmail.com <syedalamabbas at gmail.com>*

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