How To Increase the Open Files ulimit on Ubuntu

Author: , April 29th, 2013

Add the following four lines to the bottom of /etc/security/limits.conf: root soft nofile 65535 root hard nofile 65535 * soft nofile 65535 * hard nofile 65535 NOTE: All whitespace MUST be a single tab! Also edit these three files: /etc/pam.d/su /etc/pam.d/common-session /etc/pam.d/common-session-noninteractive and add the following one line: session    required