How to configure quota template in SharePoint server 2019

In this SharePoint 2019 tutorial, we will discuss how to configure quota template in SharePoint server 2019.

What is SharePoint Site collection quota

The quota for a SharePoint site collection defines how much data a site collection can contain.

When you configure the quota template for a SharePoint site collection, then it will be the sum of the content sizes for the top-level site as well as the subsites within the entire SharePoint site collection.

Even the document versions or item versions and the items in the recycle bin also count towards the quota.

Configure quota template in SharePoint server 2019

As we know Microsoft has provided an excellent feature to manage site quota in SharePoint servers like SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint 2019.

Sometimes SharePoint Site collection size increased and we do not need to know about it and it difficult to handle manage the SharePoint site collection quota.

To overcome this, we will configure the Quota template, so once the size reached, we will get an alert email to increase the size of the particular SharePoint site collection.

Follow the below steps to configure site quota templates in SharePoint server 2019.

Step 1: Log in to your SharePoint server 2019 Central administration using a Farm Credential.

configure quota template in SharePoint server 2019
SharePoint server 2019 central administration

Step 2: Then Navigate to Application Management >> Specify quota templates that is under Site Collections.

configure quota template in SharePoint 2019
SharePoint 2019 quota template

Step 3: Next provide the below option for creating a new template.

  • Choose to Create a new quota template
  • Provide the name as STG_Template
  • Storage Limit Values -> Limit site storage to a maximum of -> 3000 MB
  • Send warning E-mail when Site Collection storage reaches: 2000 MB
  • Sandboxed Solutions With Code Limits: 200 to 300 pint
  • Click on the OK button.
how to configure quota template in SharePoint 2019
SharePoint 2019 quota template

Once you click on OK, the site collection quota will be saved for the SharePoint server.

Now, this is how to configure quota template in SharePoint 2019.

Now, when you will create a site collection, you can set the quota in the SharePoint site collection.

You can create the site collection by following the below step.

Open SharePoint server 2019 central admin, click on Application Management and then click on Create site collections which is under Site Collections.

There you can provide the Site collection name, URL, choose the site template. You can also provide the site collection site administrator and then you can select the quota template that is presented under Select a quota template section.

SharePoint server 2019 quota template
SharePoint server 2019 quota template

That’s it!

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