[CentOS] Help with file descriptors

Richard Karhuse rkarhuse at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 21:49:38 UTC 2007


On Nov 28, 2007 3:55 PM, Guy Boisvert <boisvert.guy at videotron.ca> wrote:

> Garrick Staples wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 03:03:30PM -0500, Guy Boisvert alleged:
> >> Hi all!
> >>
> >>      I have a problem with CentOS 4.4 and Communigate Pro 5.0.9.  As
> our
> >> user number grows, we are seeing "too many files open" error messages
> in
> >> Communigate logs.
> >>
> >>      I spoke with Communigate tech support and they asked me to
> increase
> >>      the number of file descriptors which i did.  I put 128000 as a
> script i
> >> made to check Communigate open files reported as high as 99000.    As i
> >> checked the Communigate log file, it reported that it "sees" 1024
> >> "available" file descriptors.
>   :


When I saw this, "ulimit -n" immediately came to mind ....
(and is usually 1024 -- the maximun # of files that any given
process can have open).  [See "man ulimit".]

If this runs as non-root, it won't be able to take the limit
higher ....

Hope this helps (and is not completely off-base)....

   -rak-
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