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Description

This function modifies a user's disk quota.

Examples 


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/editquota?api.version=1&user=user&quota=500
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/editquota?api.version=1&user=user&quota=500
 Command Line
whmapi1 editquota user=user quota=500

Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command. 
  • We introduced this functionality in cPanel & WHM version 11.52.0.8.

 Output (JSON)
{  
   "metadata":{  
      "version":1,
      "reason":"Set quota for user.",
      "output":{  
         "raw":"Using Universal Quota Support (quota=512000)\n"
      },
      "result":1,
      "command":"editquota"
   }
}
 Output (XML)
<result>
    <metadata>
        <version>1</version>
        <reason>Set quota for user.</reason>
        <output>
            <raw>Using Universal Quota Support (quota=512000)</raw>
        </output>
        <result>1</result>
        <command>editquota</command>
    </metadata>
</result>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

   

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
userstring

Required

The cPanel account username.

A valid cPanel username on the server.user
quotastring

Required

The account's new quota.

  • A positive integer that represents the maximum amount of disk space, in Megabytes (MB).
  • 0 or unlimited grants the account unlimited disk space.
500

Returns

This function only returns metadata.