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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 pam_limits.so module for each service. For example, here's how it's set up on my Ubuntu system for sshd:

"session required pam_limits.so"

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