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User Limits Made Easy

Sep 26, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

[ Thanks to Amy Newman for this link. ]

"When setting up or managing multi-user systems, you might want to set some resource constraints for users on the system. Using the pam_limits module, you can do that for many of the resources you might want to constrain. (There is, of course, more than one way to skin a cat--so to speak--but this is one of the easiest ways to go about it.)

"What you want to do is start by enabling the module for each service. For example, here's how it's set up on my Ubuntu system for sshd:

"session required"

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