to find memory usage in solairs

Posted on 2008-10-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-27

I want to find the find the used and available physical memory and swap on a solaris machine on which top is not installed. I am not allowed to install anything on this system. Can I do it with prstat,sar etc..?
Thanks in advance.
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You can also use some stuff from the dtrace toolkit (solaris 10 only)  to extract system info:

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vmstat 5 5

and look at memory stat part

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prstat -a and -t are also a good ones to play with.
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any reason why you can not install s/w especially if it is a standard tool?

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its an old production server and its preferred not to make any changes on the system

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