Ensure changes to ulimit parameters persist

There are two places where changes need to be recorded: /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/security/limits.conf sysctl.conf is for setting a system wide ceiling: # max open files (systemic limit) fs.file-max = 65536 limits.conf is for setting a user space floor and ceiling: /etc/security/limits.conf Ensure both a hard limit and a soft limit are set, otherwise the setting will not become active. For example: to set the number of files any user of the system may have open at a given time to 4096 »