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Discussion on: It's 10:37PM and my file table just overflowed.

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Vikas Rana

I remembered a day when we have to restart our services every 10 mins due to this. Scary day

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Vikas Rana

πŸ˜‚ well that wasn't the issue with architecture. When people deal with servers sooner or later everyone face it. It's very basic thing that needs to be checked by sys admin.

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Safia Abdalla Author

Oh gosh. I can’t even imagine having to deal with this in production services. What ended up being the cause?

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Vikas Rana • Edited

That was actually an alert system which behaves accordingly to each client and ended up using all file descriptors.