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Re: File descriptor leak, slapd hangs and runs out of file descriptor

On Jan 2, 2008 8:02 PM, Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@zimbra.com> wrote:
> --On January 2, 2008 7:54:43 PM -0500 Sam Tran <stlist@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Quanah,
> >
> > Thanks for the input.
> > However this does not explain why slapd was hanging and unable to
> > respond to any queries before the number of open file descriptors
> > reached its maximum.
> Are you running slapd as a user, or as root?  A user often has a much more
> restrictive policy on available file descriptors than root processes do by
> default.

I am running slapd as a user on the provider and consumers.
Usually the fd # doesn't exceed 100 on the provider while it can go
above 600 on each consumer that is used only for lookups. Nonetheless
that problem has never occurred on any of the consumers.