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Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux: How to get memory usage information?

deepak02
Path Finder

Hi,

I have installed the add on Splunk Add-on for Unix and Linux (Splunk_TA_nix) on my system.

I want to know the % of memory used and memory available.

Which script should I enable inside it to get this information? (I strongly suspect it is hardware.sh)

Thanks,
Deepak

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adonio
Ultra Champion

i think its vmstat,
here is an event example:

  memTotalMB   memFreeMB   memUsedMB  memFreePct  memUsedPct   pgPageOut  swapUsedPct   pgSwapOut   cSwitches  interrupts       forks   processes     threads  loadAvg1mi  waitThreads    interrupts_PS    pgPageIn_PS    pgPageOut_PS
         11911       10274        1636        86.3        13.7  13714855820          0.7     3786262   561279655   557733268   550175067         222         428        0.30        0.00       1095.02       2025.87      15150.25

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Create an index called os on your indexers, create this file on your forwarders:

./Splunk_TA_nix/local/inputs.conf

And add these lines:

[script://./bin/vmstat.sh]
disabled = 0

Then restart splunk everywhere and enjoy.

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adonio
Ultra Champion

i think its vmstat,
here is an event example:

  memTotalMB   memFreeMB   memUsedMB  memFreePct  memUsedPct   pgPageOut  swapUsedPct   pgSwapOut   cSwitches  interrupts       forks   processes     threads  loadAvg1mi  waitThreads    interrupts_PS    pgPageIn_PS    pgPageOut_PS
         11911       10274        1636        86.3        13.7  13714855820          0.7     3786262   561279655   557733268   550175067         222         428        0.30        0.00       1095.02       2025.87      15150.25
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