How to Check and Analyze Solaris Memory Usage
Last updated on JUNE 08, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.3 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
*** Checked for currency and updated for Solaris 11.2 11-March-2015 ***
This document is intended to give hints, where to look for in checking and troubleshooting memory usage.
In principle, investigation of memory usage is split in checking usage of kernel memory and user memory.
Please be aware that in case of a memory-usage problem on a system, corrective actions usually requires deep knowledge and must be performed with great care.
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