Error Messages

“Too many files open” error message when running InTime

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Symptom:

InTime logs contain “Too many files open” or similar warnings and error messages. This is due to insufficient file descriptors being configured for the user.

[user@host ~]$ ulimit -Hn
1024
[user@host ~]$ ulimit -Sn
1024

Resolution:

Increase the user’s soft and hard limits in /etc/security/limits.conf, and then issue the following commands to verify the new limits.

[user@host jre]$ ulimit -Hn
65535
[user@host jre]$ ulimit -Sn
65535

Applies to:

  • Linux Operating System

Knowledge Base ID: 1003 - Last Review: June 22, 2015 - Revision: 1.0