May 10, 2011

Not able to start another process on AIX

If you've problems to start new processes running under a single user on AIX,
it could be the operating system AIX which, blocks to start a new process.

The default number of processes per user is 128 on AIX:

smitty chgsys


You can reach the menu in smitty via

System Environments -> Change/Show Characteristics of Operating System