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'ps -ef' as a non-root user seems to be broken for processes it doesn't own (Doc ID 2552742.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

All the users except "root" can only see/list their own processes. When logged as "root" all users processes can be seen. When a user is logged in as, say "oracle" and run 'ps -ef' the screen output will only list the "oracle" user's processes.

Information about other users processes is hidden and only the "root" user can see information about all processes.

Cause

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