OpenSSH-1.12pre15: fun with ulimit

Jim Knoble jmknoble at
Tue Dec 7 14:59:45 EST 1999

[Smacks head.]  Of course.  Adding an appropriate entry in
/etc/security/limits.conf made the message go away.  [Crawls back in

jim knoble
jmknoble at

På 1999-Dec-07 klokka 14:37:09 +1100 skrivet Damien Miller:

: > It seems as if sshd is turning off core dumps for the shell session it
: > spawns.  Any idea what change caused this, and whether this particular
: > effect is reversible without compromising security?  A cursory
: > examination of the ChangeLog wasn't particularly revealing to me.
: Are you sure that it is not PAM which is setting the limit? A quick
: grepping through the code shows that ssh will set the limit, but sshd
: does not.

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