I tried to setup the soft and hard nofile limits for root. But when I tried to ssh as root user, the limits set do not take into effect. Why?

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This happens when UsePrivilegeSeparation is enabled in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. UsePrivilegeSeparation is enabled to prevent privilege escalation by containing any corruption without the unprivileged processes. Disabling it will allow the soft and hard nofile values for root user to be modified, but that would make the sshd setup le...

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