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Re: [syslog-ng] max-connections(1000)

From: Gergely Nagy <algernon_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 13:27:49 GMT
To: Syslog-ng users' and developers' mailing list <syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu>

Daniel Maher <dmaher@milestonelab.com> writes:

> On 07/15/2011 01:46 PM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
>
>> However, this limit can also be raised, using ulimit (and perhaps poking
>> into various configuration files, such as /etc/security/limits.conf).
>
> It may be worth noting that limits.conf is only respected if PAM is
> configured to use it, and the session is spawned by something that uses
> PAM; in general, things started by init.d at boot-time do not meet that
> criteria.

Yep, that's why I mentioned it in brackets only, and suggested ulimit as
the primary means of achieving the goal ;)

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