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Kernel Ulimit Settings Incorrect for SLES9 - /etc/pam.d/xdm Also Needs Updating (Doc ID 361193.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to AS10gR3]
Linux x86


According to the installation guide for Application Server for Linux the following needs to be done to set ulimits:

4.4.1 Kernel Parameter Settings for OracleAS Web Cache
1. Run the following command to check that the nofile kernel parameter is set to at least 65536:
prompt> ulimit -Hn
2. If the command returns a value less than 65536, add this line to the /etc/security/limits.conf file (use a text editor to edit the file):

* hard nofile 65536

You need to be the root user to edit the /etc/security/limits.conf file.
3. Restart the computer for the new value to take effect.


Also at :

4.5 Set Shell Limits for the oracle User

Add the following line to the /etc/pam.d/login file, if it does not already exist:

session required /lib/security/ 

- /etc/profile has been updated correctly as per the documentation.
- After performing the above steps, the command:




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