• Version 3.5 and earlier: rlimit_rss and runrlimit_rss variables not available.
  • Version 4.0 and later: rlimit_rss and runrlimit_rss 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_rss is read-only. runrlimit_rss is modifiable.

These variables control the maximum size of a process’ resident set (number of virtual pages that are resident at a given time) as a 32-bit number. rlimit_rss is the read-only value for the user who invokes Privilege Management for Unix and Linux. runrlimit_rss is the modifiable value for the target secured task.

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

runrlimit_rss = number;

Vary according to platform.

runrlimit_rss = 1000;