Kernel: VFS: File-Max Limit XXXXX Reached
(Doc ID 1585387.1)
Last updated on APRIL 15, 2019
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
During system stress, applications cannot open files although the file permissions allow this. In the /var/log/messages logs are instances of:
kernel: VFS: file-max limit N reached
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