How to find transient processes that don't appear in ps output because they stop and start repeatedly (Doc ID 1010744.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal

This document describes how to find programs or scripts that appear in vmstat output but do not appear in prstat or ps output because they stop and start repeatedly, and so quickly that it is hard to catch them at the right time.

Solution

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