Solaris Usefull Commands

Hi everyone, in this tutorial i will share you Solaris usefull commands. Also you can use some commands different linux distros.

Before this article, you should look previously.

 

Let’s start display the size of file,

ls [-lh] [-s]
-l
Displays a list of files and directories in long format, showing the sizes in bytes. (See the example that follows.)
-h
Scales file sizes and directory sizes into Kbytes, Mbytes, Gbytes, or Tbytes when the file or directory size is larger than 1024 bytes. This option also modifies the output displayed by the -o, -n, -@, and -g options to display file or directory sizes in the new format.
-s
Displays a list of the files and directories, showing the sizes in blocks.

 

How to Find Large Files

 

ls -l | sort +4rn | more

Note that this command sorts files in a list by the character that is in the fourth field, starting from the left.
If the characters or columns for the files are the same, use the following command to sort a list of files by block size, from largest to smallest.

 ls -s | sort -nr | more

 

How to Find Files That Exceed a Specified Size Limit

find directory -size +nnn

directory
Identifies the directory that you want to search.
-size +nnn
Is a number of 512-byte blocks. Files that exceed this size are listed.
find . -size +400 -print

 

How to Display the Size of Directories, Subdirectories, and Files

du [-as] [directory …]

du

Displays the size of each directory that you specify, including each subdirectory beneath it.

-a

Displays the size of each file and subdirectory, and the total number of blocks that are contained in the specified directory.

-s

Displays the total number of blocks that are contained in the specified directory.

-h

Displays the size of each directory in 1024–byte blocks.

-H

Displays the size of each directory in 1000–byte blocks.

The following example shows the sizes of two directories

du -s /var/adm /var/spool/cups

The following example shows the sizes of two directories and includes the sizes of all the subdirectories and files that are contained within each directory. The total number of blocks that are contained in each directory is also displayed.

du /var/adm /var/spool/cups



The following example shows directory sizes in 1024–byte blocks.
du -h /usr/lib



How to Find and Remove Old or Inactive Files

find directory -type f[-atime +nnn] [-mtime +nnn] -print > filename &
directory
Identifies the directory you want to search. Directories below this directory are also searched.
-atime +nnn
Finds files that have not been accessed within the number of days (nnn) that you specify.
-mtime +nnn
Finds files that have not been modified within the number of days (nnn) that you specify.
filename
Identifies the file that contains the list of inactive files.
find /var/adm -type f -atime +60 -print > /var/tmp/deadfiles &

more /var/tmp/deadfiles

rm `cat /var/tmp/deadfiles`




 

 

 

 

 

Deniz Parlak

Hi, I'm a Computer Engineering student in Dumlupınar University.I will graduate next year. I did an internship TurkNet Telecominication Company in 2018 June- 2018 September. I had experience Linux/Unix system, SQL Server Management , SSRS, Mysql Database Management,Troubleshooting performance issues in Linux. I also interested Oracle database and technologies. I want to work as Oracle DBA after my University. I am practicing Unix, Exadata, Orace Cloud, Oracle RAC, Dataguard, EBS, Oracle BI and etc and i hope the articles will be helpful. Any questions, or support please write email deniz.parlak@yahoo.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *