Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Perform Memory Monitoring and Configuration Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Perform Memory Monitoring

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • View virtual memory statistics using vmstat
  • Verify the free and use memory for both physical and swap memory
  • Use the swapon and swapoff commands
  • Configure the Out of Memory killer

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • CompTIA: 4.1 Given a scenario, analyze system properties and remediate accordingly.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Perform Memory Monitoring

Each server can have a limited amount of memory. With various applications and processes utilizing the memory, it can run short and therefore, causing a major performance impact. It is critical for the administrator to monitor memory performance. There are various tools that can be used for this purpose.

In this exercise, you will learn to perform memory monitoring

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • View virtual memory statistics using vmstat
  • Verify the free and use memory for both physical and swap memory
  • Use the swapon and swapoff commands
  • Configure the Out of Memory killer

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