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RE: beyond descriptor table size error
Have a look at /proc/sys/fs/file-nr and file-max. You can increase the number of open files by echoing a new number into file-max.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Curtis J Blank [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 1:30 PM
> To: Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Cc: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: Re: beyond descriptor table size error
> Thanks for the reply, no, SuSE Linux 2.4.18, sorry, I should have
> mentioned that.
> Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> > --On Monday, March 24, 2003 11:41 AM -0600 Curtis J Blank
> > wrote:
> > > This may be a stupid question but I haven't been able to find any
> > > references to it so I'm going to ask, has anyone seen
> this error? And if
> > > so, what is happening and how does one fix it? (openldap 2.0.27)
> > >
> > > Mar 24 07:30:00 ldap01 slapd: daemon: 1024 beyond
> descriptor table
> > > size 1024
> > >
> > > Needless to say, ldap stops working properly when this is
> occurring, and
> > > has to be stopped and restarted.
> > Curtis,
> > Sounds like your system has run out of file descriptors.
> Are you running
> > on Solaris? You can set the number of available file
> descriptors for your
> > system in /etc/system, although there can be issues with
> using more than
> > 1024.
> > --Quanah
> > --
> > Quanah Gibson-Mount
> > Senior Systems Administrator
> > ITSS/TSS/Computing Systems
> > Stanford University
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