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dlpi_max_clones(5)					    dlpi_max_clones(5)

       dlpi_max_clones	- maximum number of cloned DLPI streams allowed on the

   Allowed values
   Recommended values
       This variable is used to limit the number of cloned DLPI	 streams  that
       can  be	opened on the system. HP does not recommend changing this tun‐
       able.  General information about DLPI can be found in the dlpi(7)  man‐

       This  tunable  is  provided  to prevent an unprivileged user from mali‐
       ciously consuming the system resources by opening  a  large  number  of
       cloned DLPI streams.

   Who Is Expected to Change This Tunable?
       Privileged user.

   Restrictions on Changing
       Changes to this tunable take effect at the next reboot.

   When Should the Value of This Tunable Be Raised?
       This  tunable  should be raised when the number of DLPI applications is
       more than the default value.

   What Are the Side Effects of Raising the Value?
       Possible side effects would be slower system performance.

       All HP-UX kernel tunable parameters are release specific.  This parame‐
       ter  may	 be  removed or have its meaning changed in future releases of

       Installation of optional kernel software, from HP or other vendors, may
       cause  changes  to  tunable parameter values.  After installation, some
       tunable parameters may no longer be at the default or recommended  val‐
       ues.  For information about the effects of installation on tunable val‐
       ues, consult the documentation for the kernel software being installed.
       For  information	 about	optional  kernel  software  that  was  factory
       installed on your system, see at

       was developed by HP.

       kctune(1M), gettune(2), settune(2), dlpi(4).

			   Tunable Kernel Parameters	    dlpi_max_clones(5)

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