Cannot increase open file descriptors above 1024

Pablo Umanzor info at
Thu Nov 17 18:41:26 UTC 2022

may be you can increase on /etc/security/limits.conf

the values

nofile > 1024

to solve the issue on OS Linux

Best Regards
Pablo Umanzor

El jue, 17 nov 2022 a las 13:04, Ibrahemoo Ghost (<ibrahemooghost at>)

> I use FreeRADIUS Version 3.0.20 as both proxy and (auth/acct) server.
> I have more than 80 realms with over 180 clients connected. Every one
> of them is redirecting to a different site file with separate sql
> module to a seperate database in the same db server.
> My problem is with this large amount of databases and tables i hit the
> fixed limit of 1024 open file descriptors and the radius.log file
> shows:
> mysql error: can't create unix socket (24)
> I double checked with:
> ls /proc/${freeradius_pid}/fd | wc -l
> it prints 1024 that's why I am sure its problem with the open files limit
> I tried to increase it manually but with no luck at all.
> Whenever I increase it the freeradius server stops working.
> So is there something I can do to increase the file descriptors limit ?
> Or am I doing something wrong?
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