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Question limits.conf

Hello!

How do make the limits.conf parameters work for a normal user. Ive changed
both the hard and soft parameter for the specific user. It used to be 4096 and i changed it to 16384. But when i use the ulimit -n, all i got is permissen denied.
Witch i can understand. But my question is? how do i make this work for a normal user??
This is how my limits.conf file looks like:

user1 hard nofile 16384
user1 soft nofile 16384

And this is how my .bash_profile looks like:
ulimit -c unlimited
ulimit -n 16384

This is redhat AS 2

Regards...
dOzY
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use sudo ulimit -n then your number
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