[Beowulf] User resource limits

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Fri Jun 13 16:03:49 EDT 2008


Lombard, David N wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 11:41:29AM -0400, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>> I would like to impose some CPU and memory limits on users that are hard
>> limits that can't be changed/overridden by the users. What is the best
>> way to do this? All I know is environment variables or shell commands
>> done as the user (ulimit, for example).
> 
> pam_limits and /etc/security/limits.conf
> 
In limits.conf, what is the units for as, is it bytes, or kb? It doesn't
say in the man page for limits.conf, and the page for setrlimit says
bytes RLIMIT_AS.

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