I asked to configure the following ulimit parameters with the following values for the user oracle

expect results

$ ulimit -Su
$ ulimit -Hu

what need to set in the /etc/security/limits.conf file

in order to get the 2047 from ulimit -Su and 16384 from the ulimit -Hu

1 Answer 1


It represents max num of process. Just add below mentioned lines in limits.conf.

oracle soft nproc 2047

oracle hard nproc 16384

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