How to configure the storage quota in Nextcloud?

Our Nextcloud administrator has the option to set a storage quota for the user. To see our quota we will direct Files and we will find it located on the bottom left.

How is our storage fee calculated?

Meta-data (thumbnails, temporary files, cache and encryption keys) occupy approximately 10% of disk space, but they are not counted according to user quotas. Some applications store information in the database, such as the Calendar and Contacts applications. This information is excluded from your quota.

When other users share files with you, the shared files count in the share of the owner of the original file. If in this shared folder we upload files count in our quota. When we return to share files shared with us, count in the owner’s fee.

The encrypted files are a little larger than the unencrypted files; the unencrypted size is calculated against our quota.

The deleted files that are still in the bin do NOT count in the quota. The garbage container is set at 50% of the quota. The aging of the deleted file is set to 30 days. When the deleted files exceed 50% of the quota, the oldest files are deleted until the total is less than 50%.

When version control is enabled, previous revisions of the files are not counted in the quotas.

If we create a public share through the URL and allow uploading files, the uploaded files will be counted based on their quota.

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