Error 'su: /Bin/Bash: Too Many Open Files In System' When Switching to Non-root User on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 1187463.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You get the following error when switching to non-root user by 'su':

su: /bin/bash: Too many open files in system

Cause

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