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I have an issue with ulimits on ubuntu server 12.04 .

I've set a custom ulimit for open files .

root soft nofile 20000

root hard nofile 60000

This setting doesn't work , i've tried setting > in /etc/pam.d/common-session

But still , nothing .

I want to mention that setting a limit for an user , on root it has the same value .

If you set all (*) the root limits works .

I want to set the limits only for the root account .

Anyone had this issue ? Does pam.d have any effect on this ?

Thanks , Alin

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