About monitoring Memory statistics for DP

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About monitoring Memory statistics for DP

L1 Bithead

Hi all,


How can I monitor memory statistics on dataplane from the CLI (not SNMP)  ??






Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


'show system resources' will show the total, used, and free memory stats right at the top of the response. 

Hey @BPry


Correct me if I am wrong but isn't show system resources to view management plane related processes?


For viewing dataplane health I would use the "show system resources follow" command. For historic logs you would then use the "dp-monitor" log (> less dp-log dp-monitor.log)



The less mp-log dp-monitor.log command generates a massive output values !!

Which counter indique the memory used on the DP ?


PS: In fact, show system resources gives the mem on the MP...





Hey @licenselu


In the output from the dp-monitor, you'd want to start reading from "malloc allocator".


If you have access to PANTS or AutoAssistant tools then you can drop a tech support file in there and generate some cool graphs based on DP MEM utilisation as an aggregate or a per process basis.

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