Before Red Hat Enterprise Linux installations only

About this task

Perform this procedure for application systems that use the Red Hat Enterprise Linux® operating system only.

Make the following system changes:


  1. If the base locale for the system is English, edit the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file by changing the SUPPORTED variable from en_US.utf8 to en_US. You can also allow multiple support using the following format:

    Save and close the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file.

  2. Edit the /etc/security/limits.conf file by adding the following lines:
    *   hard   nofile   8196
    *   soft   nofile   2048
    *   hard   memlock   3000000
    *   soft   memlock   4000000
    *   hard   nproc   16000
    *   soft   nproc   16000
    *   hard   stack   512000
    *   soft   stack   512000

    This updates the system ulimits.

    Save and close the /etc/security/limits.conf file.

  3. Reboot the system.