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Monitoring Memory and Swap Usage to Avoid A Solaris Hang (Doc ID 1348585.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 to 11.4 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Shortage of memory and virtual swap can result in slow system performance, hang, failure to start new process (fork failure), cluster timeout and thus unplanned outage. It is critical for system availability to monitor resource usage.


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