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Defined resource type for managing /etc/security/limits


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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Jun 2nd 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 3.x
  • Puppet 3.x
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This module has been deprecated by its author since Nov 10th 2020.

The author has suggested saz-limits as its replacement.

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puppetlabs/limits — version 0.1.0 Jun 2nd 2015

Limits module for Puppet


Module for managing pam limits in /etc/security/limits.conf



You can also use hiera with this module, to match the example above, you can use the following configuration

In your hiera/host yaml configuration:

limits::fragment: "/soft/nofile": value: '1024' "/hard/nofile": value: '8192'

Your site.pp or other configuration should include the following: