Monitoring Memory and Swap Usage to Avoid A Solaris Hang

(Doc ID 1348585.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Jun-2014***



Goal

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.


Solution

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