• Version 3.5 and earlier: rlimit_as and runrlimit_as variables not available.
  • Version 4.0 and later: rlimit_as and runrlimit_as variables available.


This run variable does not apply to pbssh. If it is present in the policy, it does not have any effect on pbssh and is ignored.

Number. rlimit_as is read-only, runrlimit_as is modifiable.

These variables control the maximum memory available to a process in bytes as a 32-bit number. These variables are equivalent to vmem on some systems. rlimit_as is the read-only value for the user who invokes Privilege Management for Unix and Linux. runrlimit_as is the modifiable value for the target secured task.

To enable runrlimit_as functionality, set runenablerlimits to a value of 1.

runrlimit_as = number;

Vary according to platform.

runrlimit_as = 1000;