How to truncate the wtmpx file
(Doc ID 1011507.1)
Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA and later
Prior to Solaris 11.4, the /var/adm/wtmpx file is very large, and must be truncated correctly.
In Solaris 11.4 and higher, the /var/adm/wtmpx is a symbolic link to /var/share/adm/wtmpx. Therefore, substitute the /var/share/adm/wtmpx file in the examples below.
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