Why httpd reports error messages as "apr_thread_create: unable to create worker thread"?

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • In /var/log/httpd/error.log will be visible below error messages
[alert] (11)Resource temporarily unavailable: apr_thread_create: unable to create worker thread
[error] (11)Resource temporarily unavailable: fork: Unable to fork new process
[alert] (11)Resource temporarily unavailable: apr_thread_create: unable to create worker thread

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 5.x
    • 6.x
    • 7.x
    • 8.x
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
    • 1.x
    • 2.x
    • 3.x
  • JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
  • Apache httpd
    • 2.2.x
    • 2.4.x

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