After changing DEFAULT_MAX_GEARS in broker.conf, the changes do not take effect.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The default max gear /etc/openshift/broker.conf configuration directive to be:
  • However, a current user is able to create more than two gears. The oo-admin-ctl-user output for my user displays:
# oo-admin-ctl-user -l demo
User demo:
                  consumed gears: 5
                       max gears: 100
    max tracked storage per gear: 0
  max untracked storage per gear: 0
            plan upgrade enabled: true
                      gear sizes: medium
            sub accounts allowed: true
private SSL certificates allowed: true


  • OpenShift Enterprise 1.2
  • OpenShift Enterprise 1.1

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