• Version 3.5 and earlier: rlimit_nproc and runrlimit_nproc variables not available.
  • Version 4.0 and later: rlimit_nproc and runrlimit_nproc 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_nproc is read-only. runrlimit_nproc is modifiable.

These variables control the maximum number of process a user may run at a given time as a 32-bit number. rlimit_nproc is the read-only value for the user who invokes Privilege Management for Unix and Linux. runrlimit_ nproc is the modifiable value for the target secured task.

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

runrlimit_nproc = number;

Vary according to platform.

runrlimit_nproc = 1000;