too many open files exception

Hi All,

This question may have been asked earlier.

We run JIRA (5.2.11) we get an infamous error "Too many open files"

our IT restarts the JIRA every day.

The settings are verified that has ulimit has been set to 4096 but it was updated to 6144.

Please advise.


Thanks in advance.

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Do you have any part of JIRA on a non-local disk?  (e.g. the home directory on an NFS share, or the install on a SAN).  If you do, stop it and move the data to a non-shared area

If it's not that, then you could just increase the ulimit again, but I'd try checking the open files (lsof) when it's running to see what it is opening.

Thanks Nick. Would like to know if you have any other suggestion.

What did lsof tell you? Have you checked that it's not on a non-local disk?

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