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Administering Resource Management in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: August 2018

Example: How to Use project Attributes to Bind a Process to a Different Pool

Assume you have a configuration with two pools that are named studio and backstage. The /etc/project file has the following contents:


With this configuration, processes that are started by user paul are bound by default to the studio pool.

User paul can modify the pool binding for processes he starts. paul can use newtask to bind work to the backstage pool as well, by launching in the passes project.

  1. Launch a process in the passes project.
    $ newtask -l -p passes
  2. Verify the pool binding for the process.

    Use a double dollar sign ($$) to pass the process number of the parent shell to the command.

    $ poolbind -q $$
    6384  pool backstage

    The system displays the process ID and the pool binding.