Stale process ids visible in the netstat -u output for TCP connections (Doc ID 2099258.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The netstat -u option is available with Solaris 11.2 and newer. It adds two columns in the output showing a process id (Pid) and the associated command (Command).

It has been observed that the "Pid" information may point to a non-existent process id and in this case the "Command" column will be empty.

Changes

The -u option is new in Solaris 11.2

Cause

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