[Dovecot] failed: Too many open files
mkawada at redhat.com
Mon Mar 29 07:42:51 EEST 2010
Hi Timo-san, Tony-san,
Thank you very much for your comments. In the output of a 'lsof', I see
a lot of the following messages.
>dovecot-a 7346 root 10u sock
0,5 181268 can't identify protocol
>dovecot-a 7346 root 11u sock
0,5 277537 can't identify protocol
I found a quite similar issue posted at:
I would like to make sure if there is no way to avoid this issue
without updating the dovecot package.
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 11:15 -0400, Tony Rutherford wrote:
>> Run "lsof" or something similar to see what open filedescriptors there
>> are. I ran into this same issue...and it had nothing to do with
>> Dovecot...Dovecot was just unlucky enough to be requesting to open a
>> file when the limit was already reached.
> The error message for that situation is actually different:
> Too many open files in system
> Too many open files
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