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How To Determine How Many Files Are Opened By A Process Running On Solaris 10 And Solaris 11 (Doc ID 1501036.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Sometimes, the error message "too many open files" is displayed in /var/adm/messages. In these cases, it is often useful to know how many files are currently open by a process.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Using the pfiles command
 Using the /proc file system
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