Increasing AIX file size and number of descriptors for BSM Products
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To make IBM Tivoli Application Discovery Dependency Manager (TADDM) and IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager (TBSM) and Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition (ITNM IP) function correctly on AIX, you most likely will need to increase the default number of file descriptors allowed for the root user, and also set the maximum allowable file size to unlimited.
About this task
To increase the allowable file size and number of allowable descriptors for the root user in AIX®, complete the following steps:
Edit the /etc
Locate the section for the root user, and then make changes to the parameters below using the values listed.
fsize = -1
nofiles = 8192
A value of -1 for the fsize parameter indicates no limit.
Save and exit the file. You need to log out as root and log back in for these changes to take effect.
What to do next
Verify the settings from a command window by issuing the following command:
Output from the ulimit command should be similar to the following: