[CentOS] LDAP server, too many open files

Jacob Bresciani Jacob at aers.ca
Thu Oct 22 17:35:37 UTC 2009


Thanks, I've put in that change, I'll get the dev's to abuse things  
for a while and we'll see if that's it. quick tests by me look  
promising :)

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Jacob Bresciani

On 2009-10-22, at 9:23 AM, Benjamin Franz wrote:

> Jacob Bresciani wrote:
>> I've setup an LDAP server with a slave server on Centos 5.3 X86_64,
>> replication works, most of the time client logins work fine but I'm
>> starting to get a error I can't seem to eliminate, it's starting to
>> cause login failures for users and I think it's causing other
>> application failures when they try to auth against ldap.
>>
>> on the client side /var/log/messages shows
> [...]
>>
>> on the server side I see
>>  Oct 22 08:53:23 ldap1slapd[23963]: warning: cannot open /etc/
>> hosts.allow: Too many open files
>> Oct 22 08:53:23 ldap1slapd[23963]: warning: cannot open /etc/
>
> You probably are running into the default limit for open files. Look  
> at
> /etc/security/limits.conf and add a line reading
>
> *                -       nofile          64000
>
> Then restart the ldap server via the init script.
>
> -- 
> Benjamin Franz
>
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