Find which process is using a port on Solaris

ps -ef | grep user | awk '{print $2}' | while read pid; do echo $pid ; pfiles $pid| grep portnum; done
My old Solaris server does not have lsof, so I have to use pfiles.

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By: sharfah
2010-01-11 12:34:51

What Others Think

Sounds good only one problem: NEVER do this on production system. The 'pfiles' command effectively halts the process in order to inspect it. (see the man page). If your process is doing heavy socket i/o while being halted it will crash as a result.
MrKnowItAll · 372 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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