[Samba] Testparm: "rlimit_max: rlimit_max (8192) below minimum Windows limit (16384)"

Martin Hochreiter linuxbox at wavenet.at
Mon Jan 25 07:22:30 MST 2010

Am 2010-01-25 12:44, schrieb Miguel Medalha:
> I just installed samba on a new server, 3.4.5-42, 64 bit version from 
> Sernet, over CentOS 5.4.
> When running testparm, I get the following warning:
> rlimit_max: rlimit_max (8192) below minimum Windows limit (16384)
> I searched Google for some answer but I couldn't find a satisfactory 
> one. What should I do to solve this?
> Can someone from the Samba team enlighten me on this?
> Thank you!
Hi, I am not from the samba team but I stepped into the same situation:

you have to set the ulimit -n to the windows limit
" ulimit -n 16384 "
(Max open files)

That is valid for the console you are in


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