[stunnel-users] accept : too many open files error(24)

Senthil Naidu senthil.naidu at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 11:09:27 CEST 2013

Hi janusz,

Thanks for the mail, after checking the limits in /proc/PID/limits file is
was found to be 1024 after adding the ulimit -n <value> to stunnel startup
the same was showing the new value.

Thanks for the support


On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Janusz Dziemidowicz
<rraptorr at nails.eu.org>wrote:

> 2013/6/30 Senthil Naidu <senthil.naidu at gmail.com>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We are using 64 bit version of centos, and the ram of this system is 1gb
> > so should we increase this limit to 100000 in the limits.conf
> limits.conf is used only for interactive login sessions (i.e. when you
> login to your system as a stunnel user). It is _not_ used by daemons
> in your system (unless CentOS does something unusual in the startup
> script).
> You can check limits of a running process in /proc/PID/limits file,
> most probably your stunnel has still the default value (1024 usually).
> You should use ulimit -n in your stunnel startup script to modify file
> descriptor limit.
> --
> Janusz Dziemidowicz
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