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Old 06-01-2007, 07:45 AM   #1
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Can I gzip or delete pacct files in solaris ?


On my server there are so many pacct files in /var/adm. It is eating up my /var partition. Can I delete or gzip those files of old time stamp ?
Old 06-01-2007, 08:15 AM   #2
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You can delete or archive the pacct.<num> files if you don't need them.
They are created because process accounting is enabled on your machine, which must have be done for a purpose.


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