System Hangs and '/etc/security/audit_warn: Hard limit exceeded in all file systems' Error Displays on Console

(Doc ID 1017624.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

The following message appears on the console:

You are unable to access the system either via console or telnet, although system/domain responds to ping.

Telnet responds as well, but it freezes after showing the "login:" line.

Cause

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