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            Steps to resolve to "Too many open files" in Linux


            Please follow the below steps to resolve the issue with  "Too many open files" issue in Linux. Follow below given steps:

            1. Stop the NetFlow Analyzer service.

            2. Please visit the link given below for the steps to increase the open files in the Linux machine:

            http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-increase-the-maximum-number-of-open-files/

            Increase it to higher value.

            3. Edit /etc/security/limits.conf by doing vi /etc/security/limits.conf and add the below entries at the end:

            *         hard    nofile      65536
            *         soft    nofile      65536
            root      hard    nofile      65536
            root      soft    nofile      65536


            3. Do all the steps mentioned and reboot the server and observe the product and check the issue.
            Updated: 01 Dec 2017 04:27 PM
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