Login fails after increasing the value of user limit "nofile" (Doc ID 1608631.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 30, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After increasing the user limit "nofile" to a very high value in  file "/etc/security/limits.conf" , users are unable to login and the error received upon attempting to login is :

 

Cause

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