Too many files open. passman.cnf error..unable to login to admin IS console


I am unable to login to IS .getting below error
EDT [ISS.0014.0054C] Error occurred while initializing server: com.wm.passman.PasswordManagerException: /opt/WebMethods-dev1/wm95/IntegrationServer/config/passman.cnf (Too many open files)

Hi Varalakshmi,

please check with “uname -a” how many file handler are allowed.

You can try to increase this with "uname -n ".

Restart IS afterwards.


This should do it:

ulimit -n 65535

I am getting below error in logs.
Iam unable to login IS console using Administrator

Unable to initialize JAAS login context. JASS Configuration file in use:config/is_jaas.cnf. Error msg: No Login modules configured for IS_Transport

Hey There,

Do you see the directory /opt/WmData/tmp, check the access permission please?

Nanduru – Did you fix this issue, if yes what steps did you follow to fix, if not what error message you are getting ?


Hi All,

We are also facing the similar issue in one of our environment which was working all these days

Any help to troubleshoot this would be much appreciated, the error snippet from server log can be found below:

2019-06-28 12:03:35 CDT [ISS.0053.0002C] Access denied for user Administrator on port 80 -> ‘WmRoot/index.dsp’ from
2019-06-28 12:03:44 CDT [ISS.0012.0014C] Unable to initialize JAAS login context. JAAS configuration file in use: config\is_jaas.cnf. Error message: No LoginModules configured for IS_Transport. Stack trace: No LoginModules configured for IS_Transport



What is your wM version? And when did you encounter this issue initially?

Can you verify the below property from other IS nodes and see if it is same in the affected node, the location is



Also, verify if this file is changed is_jaas.cnf due to some reason present in \IntegrationServer\instances\default\config