[rabbitmq-discuss] File descriptor limits in management plugin

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Jan 19 16:30:36 GMT 2011

On 19/01/11 16:21, Sebastian Latza wrote:
> I'm currently running RabbitMQ 2.2.0 with the most recent
> (pre-packaged) management plugin. The web console "Nodes and Ports"
> section says that I'm using about 800 of 1024 available file
> descriptors, which confuses me a bit since my OS limit is set to about
> 100000. Is this just a bug in the management console or does the
> Erlang VM somehow override this system-wide setting?

Erlang does not change anything.

Which OS are you using and how is RabbitMQ installed?

What does "ulimit -n" say when invoked as the user that is running RabbitMQ?

Cheers, Simon
Simon MacMullen
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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