[PVE-User] change /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Wed Nov 15 08:47:31 CET 2017

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:30:39PM +0100, Falco Kleinschmidt wrote:
> Hi all!
> I am running a 3 node 5.0 cluster. I want to raise the limit of
> "/proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches" globally on the cluster.
> Using the following on a node solves the problem (inotify resources
> exhausted) locally (for CTs running on the node):
> echo 81920 > /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches
> Should I use rc.local on all nodes to make it persistent cluster wide?
> Is there a different recommended way for system configurations like this?

see man sysctl and man sysctl.conf/sysctl.d

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