When you try to run some commands in console, jailshell enabled user accounts on cPanel server give this error sometimes.

-jailshell: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable

This is a bug in cPanel’s jailshell. Commands such as ls, cat etc returns this error.

To correct this error:

  1. Login to WHM
  2. Suspend the account which has this issue
  3. Unsuspend the account with the issue
  4. Jailshell of the account can be reset by Suspend/Unsuspend of account which removes the error.

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