How to prevent fork-bomb in a non global Zone ? (Doc ID 1508117.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Jul-2014***

Goal

 

Fork bombs operate both by consuming CPU time in the process of forking, and by saturating the operating system's process table.

A basic implementation of a fork bomb takes the follow

Solution

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