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Too many open files in system

Last modified: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 9:29 PM

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION

when executing command, ‘Too many open files in system’ error message appears and command does not work



RESOLUTION

There are too many files opened and it maxed system capacity. Either close the opened files or capacity must be adjusted.

If using RHEL, enter in the following command in /proc/sys/fs directory.

# echo “100000” > file-max

The number value should be greater than the value already set to.



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