Settings for parameter file-max

Juergen Bierlein jb at sap.com
Tue Sep 17 16:56:41 MET DST 2002


Hi Stephen,

i am using a value of 32768 and it runs fine. Our servers are running in a huge automounter network and therefor the max-file parameter is ok for me.

Regards,
  Juergen

On Tuesday 17 September 2002 15:14, Stephen.Martin at bmwmc.com wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> We are running Linux application servers in production on SLES7 and IBM
> hardware.  We have had to change the kernel parameter file-max from the
> default of 4096 due to getting errors with the number of open files.  We
> had adjusted this to 8192 and everything seemed to be OK, but now we are
> getting errors again.  Does anyone have a rule of thumb for this parameter?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Stephen Martin
> Senior System Administrator
> Group Data Center Americas
> Stephen.Martin at bmwmc.com <mailto:Stephen.Martin at bmwmc.com>
>
>
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