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Posted by sibu on May 24, 2009

Error : Maximum file limit has been reached

Many times we get an error called the maximum number of files that can be opened has reach the limit,
In order to resolve this, you will have to login as a root on your server and edit the file called /etc/sysctl.conf

vi /etc/sysctl.conf

Add the line there as

fs.file-max = 22992

Save and exit from the file.

In order to apply these changes run the command called

# sysctl -p

This will increase the maximum number of open files for your system

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