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Starting Dovecot Imap: Warning: fd limit (ulimit -n) is lower than required under max

Discussion in 'Security' started by prashantp786j, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. prashantp786j

    prashantp786j Active Member

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    Hi Friends,

    One of our client getting these types of LFD messages :-

    I have gone through different forums and post but couldn't get exact solutions on this.

    While restart dovecot at first time I got an error like this :-
    After executing this command again it started ok.

    Can you please let us know why such errors occurs?

    P.S. At the file /etc/security/limits.conf there is an line for dovecot soft limit and hard limit which was set to 40000.

    Please assist !!
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Could you check to see if Shell Fork Bomb Protection is enabled in "WHM Home » Security Center » Shell Fork Bomb Protection"?

    Thank you.
     
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    I notice there has been no reply to this. I'm in the same situation. I have Shell Fork Bomb Protection enabled.

    What else should I check for?
     
  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Try disabling Shell Fork Bomb Protection and see if the issue persists.

    Thank you.
     
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