named problem

Paul Civati paul at
Thu Oct 31 18:01:30 GMT 2002

"Robin Garbutt" <rob at> wrote:

> Does anyone know what this refers to?
> Oct 31 15:22:16 ns1 named[68239]: limit files set to fdlimit (1024)

It's a system limit.

Number of concurrent open files (file descriptors hence fd).

I'm not sure how the various BIND versions handle file access (ie. if they
open zone files and keep them open), but I wouldn't worry unless you have
anywhere approaching 1,000 zones.


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