[CentOS] reload /etc/security/limits.conf without reboot server??

Tue Jul 14 15:48:34 UTC 2009
nate <centos at linuxpowered.net>

mcclnx mcc wrote:
> We have CENTOS 4.7 on DELL server.  We need change following 3 files:
>    /etc/security/limits.conf
>    /etc/pam.d/sshd
>    /etc/pam.d/su
> Does there has way reload it without reboot server?

Restart the service(s) you want to see the changes in.

limits.conf typically takes effect when the user logs in, su
I suspect would take effect when someone runs su, sshd takes
effect possibly when sshd is restarted, though it may be dynamic,
since a separate child process is spawned for each client