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Debugging EXQUOTA process quota exceeded?

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The Question is:

We have a process that opens network connections to client programs. After some
 number of connecttions we get a process quota
%system-f-exquota, process quota exceeded
How do I change the process quota for this type of connection?

The Answer is :

  This could potentially be caused by an insufficient quota setting, or
  it could be caused by a quota leak that is occuring within the process.
  The MAXBUF system parameter, as well as various of the process quotas
  established via the AUTHORIZE utility -- such as BYTLM -- can potentially
  be the culprit here.
  Unfortunately, there is no way to be more specific without knowledge of
  the process activity at the time of the failure.  (Tools and DCL
  procedures can be used -- from another process -- to monitor the process
  quota settings and usage at the time of the failure.)
 EXQUOTA,  process quota exceeded
  Facility:     SYSTEM, System Services
  Explanation:  An image could not continue executing or a command could
                not execute because the process exceeded one of its resource
                quotas or limits.
                This message can indicate failure to create a subprocess
                because deductible quotas, when subtracted from the current
                quotas of the creator, would not leave the minimum required
                quotas for the creator.
                This message may also occur if the size of a buffered I/O
                request exceeds the value of the SYSGEN parameter MAXBUF.
  User Action:  Use the DCL command SHOW PROCESS/QUOTAS to determine the
                current quotas and to determine which quota is exceeded.
                Determine whether any subprocesses are hibernating and
                are no longer performing useful functions; delete any such
                If a program fails consistently because of insufficient
                quotas, ask the system manager to increase your quotas.

answer written or last revised on ( 19-JAN-2001 )

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