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Re: slapd size and file descriptors

Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@zimbra.com> writes:

> On deployments with multi-million users (of which we have), it is not
> unreasonable that between slapd/imap/pop/mysql etc for there to be a need
> for a high number of file descriptors in use for the zimbra user.
> However, I think it may be reasonable to break slapd out into its own
> user, so it can use a reduced set of file descriptors.

You could also limit file descriptors specifically for slapd by doing so
in the slapd startup script, without running it as a different user.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>