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Oracle Linux 7 - Not Able to Increase Maximum User Process Limit "Ulimit: Max User Processes: Cannot Modify Limit: Invalid Argument" (Doc ID 2684575.1)

Last updated on JULY 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux 7 not able to increase the max number of user process limit for oracle user.

$ ulimit -Su
16384
$ ulimit -Su 16385
-bash: ulimit: max user processes: cannot modify limit: Invalid argument

Changes

 

Cause

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