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Jailshell and limits.conf file

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by garak, Jun 26, 2007.

  1. garak

    garak Active Member

    Jan 23, 2004
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    When a user are inside a Jailshell environment, the values of /etc/security/limits.conf do not work, being completely ignored.


    userx hard nproc 500

    And ulimit -a output:

    [userx@doindoin bin]$ ulimit -a
    core file size (blocks, -c) 200000
    data seg size (kbytes, -d) 200000
    file size (blocks, -f) unlimited
    pending signals (-i) 1024
    max locked memory (kbytes, -l) 32
    max memory size (kbytes, -m) 200000
    open files (-n) 100
    pipe size (512 bytes, -p) 8
    POSIX message queues (bytes, -q) 819200
    stack size (kbytes, -s) 8192
    cpu time (seconds, -t) unlimited
    max user processes (-u) 20
    virtual memory (kbytes, -v) 200000
    file locks (-x) unlimited

    But, if I put this user in a Normal Shell, the values in /etc/security/limits.conf are accepted.

    So, anyone knows how I can set limits per user basis in a Jail Shell ???

    I noted that exists a default limits for this values, but where they are located? In what file?

    Thank you in advance (and I apologize for my bad english)

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