How do I check swap space usage (paging) under IBM AIX Unix operating system using command line options?
A swap space is nothing but a type of logical volume with allocated disk space that stores information which is resident in virtual memory but is not currently being accessed under AIX operating systems.
|Requirements||AIX with lsps command|
|Estimated completion time||N/A|
You need to use the following commands to see the swap / pagain space information and must be login as root user. Please note that The /etc/swapspaces file specifies the paging spaces and the attributes of the paging spaces.
Use this command to see the characteristics of a paging space:
# lsps -a
Use this command to captures and analyzes a snapshot of virtual memory:
You can also use the following commands:
# vmstat 1 5
# vmstat 10 10
See man pages for more information and command line options:
# man vmstat
# man svmon
# man lsps