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Why /var/adm/lastlog Grows So Fast after Nulling It Out (Doc ID 1003264.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms


Why does /var/adm/lastlog appear to be so large?
And after nulling it out, why does it soon appear to have already grown back to its original size?


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