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Product Tip -- Limit descriptors for Legato NetWorker on AIX

If you run Networker on AIX, do not use an unlimited number of file descriptors. Use a limited number of descriptors instead. This is a known bug in NetWorker 5, but is not known in NetWorker 6.0.1

Code: See, ulimit -a

Solution: ulimit -n 2000

And start your NetWorker client: nsrexecd

About the author: Tomas Dalebjork works for Daleto.

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