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How To Get Maximum Number of Open Files Limit For a Running Process (Doc ID 824322.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6 to 2.6
Linux x86-64


Normally, you can set the resource limits for any user in /etc/security/limits.conf. This document introduces how to get the maximum number of open files and the number of opened files for one process.


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