how to check show process memory output of ASA

Posted on 2009-02-14
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
how to find which process taking more memory in show process memory output and how to troubleshoot high memory utilization in ASA.
Hardware : ASA5510. SW: 8.0(4) and ASDM 6.0
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Question by:cssampath
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    I have referred the link but i could not make out which memory process taking high. Please explain how to check show process memory output.
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    I dont think there is a  command like in cisco routers which shows the % of each process , but with a combination of commands , you can work out which ones are causing the problem...

    ASA5540#  show cpu usage
    CPU utilization for 5 seconds = 10%; 1 minute: 9%; 5 minutes: 9%

    ASA5540# show memory
    Free memory:       979339952 bytes (91%)
    Used memory:        94401872 bytes ( 9%)
    -------------     ----------------
    Total memory:     1073741824 bytes (100%)

    ASA5540# show processes internal
    ASA5540# show processes memory

    ASA5540# show perfmon

    PERFMON STATS:    Current      Average
    Xlates               2/s          0/s
    Connections        357/s          0/s
    TCP Conns            3/s          0/s
    UDP Conns          347/s          0/s
    URL Access           0/s          0/s
    URL Server Req       0/s          0/s
    TCP Fixup         1121/s          0/s
    TCP Intercept        0/s          0/s
    HTTP Fixup         225/s          0/s
    FTP Fixup            0/s          0/s
    AAA Authen           0/s          0/s
    AAA Author           0/s          0/s
    AAA Account          0/s          0/s

    hope it helps identifying issue


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    Accepted. it is taken more memory due to statistics.

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