Modifications made in ulimit configuration have no impact due to invalid characters in configuration files

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Issue

Modifications in /etc/security/limits.conf (or /etc/security/limits.d/*) do not change the limit for the user according to the output of ulimit -n, -Hn or -Sn.

Environment

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.x
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.x

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