Increasing NGINX open files limit on CentOS 7 and Debian 8.3 Jessie

Have you ever tried to raise the maximum number of open files for NGINX on CentOS 7 or Debian 8.3 Jessie? I’m referring to the¬†worker_rlimit_nofile directive, which NGINX docs explain as follows: [crayon-58da8682ceacf760306896/] If so, and if you’ve tried a substantially high value, you’ve probably seen this error log: 2015/11/25 04:47:46 [alert] 8843#8843: setrlimit(RLIMIT_NOFILE, 16384) … Continue reading Increasing NGINX open files limit on CentOS 7 and Debian 8.3 Jessie