[rabbitmq-discuss] File descriptor limits in management plugin

Sebastian Latza mail at sebastian-latza.de
Wed Jan 19 17:28:33 GMT 2011


I checked the descriptor limit by cat-ing /proc/sys/fs/files-max and
setting it in /etc/security.conf but actually forgot to invoke ulimit
to set the proper user limit. I did that now and everything works
perfectly. Thanks for helping me figure that out.


2011/1/19 Simon MacMullen <simon at rabbitmq.com>:
> 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
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> Simon MacMullen
> Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
> SpringSource, a division of VMware
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