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Resource Management by Tom Bialaski, Enrique Vargas, Evert Hoogendoorn, Adrian Cockcroft, Richard Mc Dougall

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Subsystem Policies and Controls

Each component and subsystem implements a set of measurements and controls that allows a policy to manage them.

User-Level Controls

User-level controls include limits on the number of logins and limits on the resources used by each user.

Login Limits

The Solaris software implements a blanket login ban for non-root users as described in the nologin(4) manual page. It also limits the total number of processes that can be started via the nproc kernel tunable. This feature scales with the memory configuration. A further limit is placed on the total number of processes per user using the maxuprc kernel tunable. This is a single global limit. The total number of logins per user can also be limited. The current limit ...

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