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Limit in Solaris 2.x

what is the difference between hard limit and soft limit on file descriptors in Solaris 2.x?
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cyberfox
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ahoffmannCommented:
hard limits are set by the kernel, no process can increase them.
soft limits are set per process, most commonly by the shell, they can be increased by the process up to the hard limit
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