High Memory Usage per Chassis and Blade for Juniper

Vendor

Juniper

Description

Alert when Memory usage is high

Remediation Steps

Review the load on this thread to see if the memory utilization is valid.

1. On the device command line interface execute "show chassis routing-engine" command to check overall routing engine memory usage.

2. Run "show system processes extensive" command to review the memory allocation status for processes.

3. Identify the processes which are consuming too much memory.

4. Consider turning off some processes which are not vital to ensure bigger memory space allocation for other sessions and processes.

5. Review the following article on Juniper tech support site: Checking Memory Status.

How does this work?

The script runs the "show chassis forwarding" command via ssh to retrieve the status for CPU and memory utilization on the data plane.

Why is this important?

The script runs the "show chassis forwarding" command via ssh to retrieve the status for CPU and memory utilization on the data plane.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

The problem on the data plane might occur and cause the device to fail before the administrator realizes.


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