User Limits Made Easy
Sep 26, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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"