Protecting against fork bombs

Adam blueeskimo at
Sat Apr 5 10:59:56 PST 2003

On Sat, 2003-04-05 at 13:22, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:

> 	ulimit -u 100
> does not do that for you adequately enough (or setting the same in
> /etc/login.conf (field maxproc)) ??

I suppose ulimit would do the trick .. Are there any standard guidelines
for how many processes to allow? This box is 1.5GHz Athlon, 512mb RAM,
1024mb swap ..

Adam <blueeskimo at>

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