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Managing System Information, Processes, and Performance in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: August 2018
 
 

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A

address space map
displayingindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
application threads
index iconRelationships Among Process Structures
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
at.deny file
index iconControlling Access to the at Command
index iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
at command
access control
index iconDenying Access to the at Command
index iconControlling Access to the at Command
automatic scheduling ofindex iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
controlling access toindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
deleting job filesindex iconRemoving at Jobs
displaying job queue
index iconDisplaying at Jobs
index iconDisplaying the at Queue
error messagesindex iconVerifying That the at Command Access is Denied
job filesindex iconScheduling A Single System Task by Using the at Command
overview
index iconScheduling A Single System Task by Using the at Command
index iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
index iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
schedulingindex iconScheduling A Single System Task by Using the at Command
securityindex iconControlling Access to the at Command
sending email confirmationindex iconHow to Create an at Job
submitting job filesindex iconSubmitting an at Job File
system tasksindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
at job files
creatingindex iconHow to Create an at Job
descriptionindex iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
location ofindex iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
atjobs directoryindex iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
automatic system activity
data collection
index iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
reporting
index iconProducing Reports With the sa2 Shell Script
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
automating system task executionindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks

B

baud rate
how to set on ttymon terminalindex iconHow to Set the Baud Rate Speed on the Console
how to set with the eeprom commandindex iconHow to Set the Baud Rate Speed on the Console

C

changing
date and timeindex iconHow to Manually Set the Date and Time of a System
priority
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
changingindex iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
timesharing processesindex iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
scheduling classesindex iconHow to Change the Class of a Process
system's identityindex iconHow to Change the Identity of a System
console terminal
setting the baud rate ofindex iconHow to Set the Baud Rate Speed on the Console
controlling
access to at commandindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
processesindex iconHow to Control Processes
CPU (central processing unit)
displaying information on
time usage
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconUsing the ps Command
high-usage processesindex iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
creating
at jobsindex iconHow to Create an at Job
cron.allow file
index iconLimiting crontab Command Access to Specified Users
index iconControlling Access to the crontab Command
cron.deny file
index iconHow to Deny crontab Command Access
index iconControlling Access to the crontab Command
cron daemon
index iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
index iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
crontab command
access controlindex iconControlling Access to the crontab Command
controlling access to
index iconLimiting crontab Command Access to Specified Users
index iconHow to Deny crontab Command Access
index iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
creatingindex iconCreating and Editing crontab Files
daily tasks
index iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
index iconScheduling a Routine System Task With crontab Command
index iconScheduling a Periodic or Scheduled Task With SMF
deletingindex iconRemoving crontab Files
displaying
index iconDisplaying a crontab File
index iconDisplaying a crontab File
index iconDisplaying and Verifying crontab Files
editingindex iconCreating and Editing crontab Files
error messagesindex iconVerifying Limited crontab Command Access
files used by
index iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
index iconAbout the crontab File
quitting without saving changesindex iconHow to Create or Edit a crontab File
removingindex iconRemoving crontab Files
removing crontab filesindex iconRemoving a crontab File
schedulingindex iconScheduling a Repetitive System Task Using crontab Command
scheduling ofindex iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
system tasksindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
crontab files
access controlindex iconHow to Deny crontab Command Access
creatingindex iconCreating a crontab File
defaultsindex iconAbout the crontab File
deletingindex iconRemoving a crontab File
denying accessindex iconHow to Deny crontab Command Access
description
index iconSyntax of crontab File Entries
index iconAbout the crontab File
location ofindex iconAbout the crontab File
removingindex iconHow to Remove a crontab File
syntaxindex iconSyntax of crontab File Entries
verifyingindex iconDisplaying and Verifying crontab Files

D

daily tasks scheduling with crontabindex iconScheduling a Routine System Task With crontab Command
Data Analytics Accelerator  Seeindex iconDAX
DAX informationindex iconDisplaying DAX Information
DAX statisticsindex iconDisplaying Data Analytics Accelerator Statistics
daxinfo commandindex iconDisplaying DAX Information
daxstat commandindex iconDisplaying Data Analytics Accelerator Statistics
deleting
crontab filesindex iconRemoving a crontab File
df command
index iconDisplaying File System Information
index iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
examplesindex iconDisplaying File System Information
–k option (kilobytes)index iconDisplaying File System Information
overviewindex iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
directories
current working directory for processesindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
disk drives
displaying information about
free disk spaceindex iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
disk space
displaying information about
df commandindex iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
mount pointindex iconDisplaying File System Information
dispadmin command
overviewindex iconChanging the Scheduling Priority of Processes
display
date and timeindex iconDisplaying Date and Time
diagnostic informationindex iconDisplaying System Diagnostic Information
extended disk statisticsindex iconDisplaying Extended Disk Statistics
host IDindex iconDisplaying Host ID Number
property values for a deviceindex iconDisplaying Default and Customized Property Values for a Device
release informationindex iconDisplaying Release Information
system's installed memoryindex iconDisplaying Installed Memory
displaying
architecture typeindex iconDisplaying Architecture Type
disk space statisticsindex iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
disk utilization informationindex iconDisplaying Disk Utilization Information
information on processesindex iconHow to List Processes
information on processes being executedindex iconListing Processes
linked librariesindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
physical processor type
psrinfo commandindex iconDisplaying the Physical Processor Type of a System
priority information
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconUsing the ps Command
process information
index iconHow to Display Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
index iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
processor typeindex iconDisplaying Processor Type
product name information
prtconfindex iconDisplaying Product Name
scheduling class information
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconDisplaying Process Priority Information
index iconUsing the ps Command
system activity information
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
index iconMonitor System Activities Using sar Command
system information
commands forindex iconCommands for Displaying System Information

E

/etc/cron.d/at.deny fileindex iconDenying Access to the at Command
/etc/cron.d/at.deny fileindex iconControlling Access to the at Command
/etc/cron.d/cron.allow fileindex iconLimiting crontab Command Access to Specified Users
/etc/cron.d/cron.allow fileindex iconControlling Access to the crontab Command
/etc/cron.d/cron.deny fileindex iconHow to Deny crontab Command Access
eeprom command
using to set the baud rate on the ttymon terminalindex iconHow to Set the Baud Rate Speed on the Console

F

fcntl information
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
index iconProcess Commands (/proc)
field entries
SMF instancesindex iconScheduling Method and Time Values for SMF
file systems
disk space usageindex iconDisplaying Disk Space Statistics
mount pointindex iconDisplaying File System Information
files
checking access operations
index iconChecking File Access
index iconChecking File Access
fstat and fcntl information displayindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
fstat and fcntl information display
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconProcess Commands (/proc)
fsck commandindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
fstat information
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
index iconProcess Commands (/proc)

G

global priorities for process classes
definedindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
displayingindex iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process

I

iostat command
index iconDisplaying Disk Utilization Information Using the iostat Command
index iconDisplaying Disk Utilization Information
isainfo commandindex iconDisplaying Processor Type

K

kernel thread
scheduling andindex iconUsing the ps Command
structures
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
index iconUsing the ps Command
killing processes
index iconTerminating a Process
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
klwp structureindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
kthread structureindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities

L

listing
processesindex iconHow to List Processes
processes being executedindex iconListing Processes
LWPs (lightweight processes)
definedindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
processes and
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
structures forindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities

M

memory
displaying information aboutindex iconDisplaying Installed Memory
process structures andindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
shared process virtual memoryindex iconRelationships Among Process Structures
virtual processindex iconRelationships Among Process Structures
message of the day (MOTD) facilityindex iconHow to Set Up a Message-Of-The-Day
monthly tasks
scheduling with crontabindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
motd fileindex iconHow to Set Up a Message-Of-The-Day

N

new features
svcadm enable system/sar:default commandindex iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
nice command
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
nice number
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconUsing the ps Command

P

/proc directoryindex iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
perf fileindex iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
performance
activities that are tracked andindex iconSystem Activities That are Monitored
automatic collection of activity data and
index iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
file access and
index iconChecking File Access
index iconChecking File Access
manual collection of activity data and
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
index iconChecking File Access
monitor using Ops Centerindex iconManage Performance Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
process management and
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
reports onindex iconMonitor System Activities Using sar Command
tools for monitoringindex iconSystem Activities That are Monitored
periodic job scheduling with svcsindex iconScheduling a Periodic or Scheduled Task With SMF
pfiles command
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pflags commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pkill command
index iconTerminating a Process
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pldd commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pmap commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
power services
managingindex iconManaging System Power Services
troubleshooting problemsindex iconHow to Recover from Power Service in Maintenance Mode
priocntl command
overviewindex iconChanging the Scheduling Priority of Processes
syntaxindex iconDisplaying Process Priority Information
priority (process)
changing
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
changing timesharing processes
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
designating
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
index iconDesignating a Process Priority
displaying information about
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconUsing the ps Command
global
definedindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
displayingindex iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
overview
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
scheduling classes andindex iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
user-mode priorityindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
proc structure
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
index iconUsing the ps Command
proc tool commandsindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
process file system (PROCFS)index iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
processes
activitiesindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
application threads andindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
commands for managingindex iconCommands for Managing System Processes
controllingindex iconHow to Control Processes
current working directory for
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
definedindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
displaying address space mapindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
displaying information aboutindex iconHow to Display Information About Processes
fstat and fcntl information for open filesindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
fstat and fcntl information for open files
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconProcess Commands (/proc)
killing
index iconTerminating a Process
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
libraries linked intoindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
nice number of
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconUsing the ps Command
priorityindex iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
changing
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
designating
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
index iconDesignating a Process Priority
displaying information about
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconUsing the ps Command
global priorities for process classes
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
overview
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
scheduling classes and
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
user-mode priorityindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
proc tool commandsindex iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
runawayindex iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
scheduling classes
index iconDesignating a Process Priority
index iconDisplaying Process Priority Information
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
signal actionsindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
stack traceindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
structures for
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
index iconUsing the ps Command
terminology
index iconRelationships Among Process Structures
index iconAbout Processes and System Activities
tracing flagsindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
trees
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
troubleshooting
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
PROCFS (process file system)index iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
product name for a system
displaying with prtconf commandindex iconDisplaying Product Name
programs
disk-dependency ofindex iconChecking File Access
prtconf commandindex iconDisplaying Installed Memory
displaying a system's product nameindex iconDisplaying Product Name
ps command
index iconListing Processes
index iconUsing the ps Command
displaying full information about processesindex iconListing Processes
displaying global priorityindex iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
displaying information about scheduling class
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconUsing the ps Command
fields reportedindex iconUsing the ps Command
overviewindex iconUsing the ps Command
psig commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
psrinfo command option to identify chip multithreading featuresindex iconChip Multithreading Features
pstack commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
ptime commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
ptree command
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pwait commandindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
pwdx command
index iconDisplaying Information About Processes
index iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)

R

real-time processes
changing class ofindex iconHow to Change the Class of a Process
removing crontab filesindex iconHow to Remove a crontab File
repetitive system tasks
SMF instancesindex iconScheduling Repetitive System Tasks Using SMF
repetitive tasks
schedulingindex iconScheduling a Repetitive System Task Using crontab Command
runaway processesindex iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes

S

sa1 commandindex iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
sa2 command
index iconProducing Reports With the sa2 Shell Script
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
sadd fileindex iconRunning the sadc Command Periodically With the sa1 Script
sadc command
automatic collection of system data
index iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
running while bootingindex iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
sar command
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
index iconChecking File Access
all options of
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
overview
index iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
index iconMonitor System Activities Using sar Command
scheduled_method
elementindex iconScheduling Method and Time Values for SMF
scheduling
  See Alsoindex iconcrontab command, at command
  See Alsoindex iconsmf
at commandindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
crontab commandindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
one-time system tasksindex iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
periodic system tasksindex iconScheduling a Periodic or Scheduled Task With SMF
repetitive system tasks
index iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
index iconScheduling a Routine System Task With crontab Command
SMF instancesindex iconScheduling Repetitive System Tasks Using SMF
scheduling classesindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
changingindex iconHow to Change the Class of a Process
changing priority of
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
designatingindex iconDesignating a Process Priority
displaying information about
index iconDisplaying the Global Priority of a Process
index iconDisplaying Process Priority Information
index iconUsing the ps Command
priority levels and
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
index iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
Service Management Facility
system tasksindex iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
setting the baud rate on the ttymon console terminalindex iconHow to Set the Baud Rate Speed on the Console
shared memory
process virtual memoryindex iconRelationships Among Process Structures
SMF instance
creating and editingindex iconExamples of SMF Manifests
displayingindex iconExamples of SMF Manifests
schedulingindex iconScheduling Repetitive System Tasks Using SMF
time valuesindex iconScheduling Method and Time Values for SMF
verifyingindex iconExamples of SMF Manifests
SMF scheduled services
creating and editingindex iconExamples of SMF Manifests
system tasks schedulingindex iconScheduling Repetitive System Tasks Using SMF
svcadm enable system/sar:default commandindex iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
sys crontabindex iconRunning the sadc Command Periodically With the sa1 Script
system activities
automatic collection of data on
index iconRunning the sadc Command When Booting
index iconCollecting System Activity Data Automatically
list of activities trackedindex iconSystem Activities That are Monitored
manual collection of data onindex iconSetting Up Automatic Data Collection
system console
managing
using SMF servicesindex iconSMF Services That Manage the System Console and Locally Connected Terminal Devices
system resources
overviewindex iconSystem Resources That Affect System Performance
system tasks
  See Alsoindex iconcrontab command, at command
  See Alsoindex iconsmf
at commandindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
crontab commandindex iconExamples of Repetitive System Tasks
scheduling
one-time tasks
index iconScheduling A Single System Task by Using the at Command
index iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command

T

terminal devices
managing
using SMF servicesindex iconSMF Services That Manage the System Console and Locally Connected Terminal Devices
set up login servicesindex iconHow to Set Up Login Services on Auxiliary Terminals
terminals
process controllingindex iconUsing the ps Command
time
CPU usage
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconUsing the ps Command
processes accumulating large amounts of CPU timeindex iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
timesharing processes
changing scheduling parametersindex iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
priority of
changing
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconHow to Change Scheduling Parameters of a Timesharing Process
overviewindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
range ofindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
tracing flagsindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
troubleshooting processes
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes
index iconTroubleshooting Problems With System Processes

U

/usr/proc/bin directoryindex iconManaging Processes by Using Process Commands (/proc)
/usr/proc/bin directoryindex iconUsing the /proc File System and Commands
User processes
priority ofindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information
user processes
changing priority
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
index iconChanging the Priority of a Timesharing Process
user structureindex iconAbout Processes and System Activities
User-mode priorityindex iconDisplaying and Managing Process Class Information

V

/var/adm/sa/sadd fileindex iconRunning the sadc Command Periodically With the sa1 Script
/var/spool/cron/atjobs directory
index iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
index iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
index iconScheduling a Single System Task With at Command
index iconOverview of Scheduled System Tasks
/var/spool/cron/crontabs/root fileindex iconAbout the crontab File
/var/spool/cron/crontabs/sys crontabindex iconRunning the sadc Command Periodically With the sa1 Script
/var/spool/cron/crontabs directory
index iconHow the cron Daemon Handles Scheduling
index iconAbout the crontab File
vmstat command
overviewindex iconDisplaying Virtual Memory Statistics