Useful AIX Unix Commands

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proctree

The proctree command acts like the Linux pstree and displays the hierarchy of processes from a given starting process id.

View Large Files

If, when you view a large file you get an errors about it being too big, try the following:

echo "set ll=3501720 dir=/tmp" >> ~/.exrc

That will allow you to read up to 3501720 lines in a single text file.