• Version 3.5 and earlier: rlimit_nofile and runrlimit_nofile variables not available.
  • Version 4.0 and later: rlimit_nofile and runrlimit_nofile 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_nofile is read-only. runrlimit_nofile is modifiable.

These variables control the maximum number of files a user may have open at a given time as a 32-bit number. rlimit_nofile is the read-only value for the user who invokes Privilege Management for Unix and Linux. runrlimit_ nofile is the modifiable value for the target secured task.

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

runrlimit_nofile = number;

Vary according to platform.

runrlimit_nofile = 1000;