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    /proc directory with many current directories and files

    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care

    Description 

    We see a /proc directory on our server with hundreds of subdirectories and files rapidly being written (-- timestamps with the current date/time --).  Is this normal?

     

    Resolution 

    The /proc directory is a virtual filesystem which has nothing to do with disk use.  (In Linux, you don't see it in the "df -h" dislay; in Solaris, you do.)  You should ignore it.

    If there seem to be problems, they should be directed to your Linux/Solaris system administrator.


     

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