Solaris 10 What's New

System V IPC and Other Resource Controls

The resource controls (rctls) feature is new in the Solaris 9 software. Additional resource controls are new in the Software Express pilot program, and in the Solaris Express 3/04, 8/04, and 10/04 releases.

New project-based and new process-based resource controls have been added. Resource controls provide a mechanism for controlling how applications use system resources.

In the Software Express pilot program, the following resource controls were added. These resource controls affect the System V IPC (interprocess communication) facilities, which include shared memory, message queues, and semaphores.

See System V IPC Configuration for more information.

In the Solaris Express 3/04 release, the following event port resource controls were added:

In the Solaris Express 8/04 release, the following new resource controls have been added:

In the Solaris Express 10/04 release, the project.max-contracts resource control was added.

In the Solaris Express 11/04 release, the process.max-crypto-memory cryptographic resource control was added.

Information about resource controls is provided in Chapter 6, “Resource Controls (Overview),” in the System Administration Guide: Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Solaris Zones. This chapter includes the following:

Information about configuring resource controls is also available in the project(4) man page.