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High memory utilization alert


The details shown below are based on the default settings. When editing this alert, you can change the trigger and clear conditions to suit your needs. However, you can’t edit the time period in the trigger or clear conditions.


Primary purpose: Notify when the memory utilization is greater than the defined thresholds on a device.

Possible causes for this alert include:

  • Memory leaks
  • Processes running on a device to see what’s using memory
  • Memory size not large enough to support OS image (if you upgraded recently)
  • Memory fragmentation

Alert severity


Repetitive alert pause condition

After 5 occurrences within 2 hours against a specific entity, pause the alert for 24 hours

Alert trigger condition

A device has memory utilization greater than the defined threshold averaged over a five-minute period.

Alert clear condition

The memory utilization for a device is less than or equal to the defined threshold averaged over a five- minute period.

Action(s) to be taken

Check the device to see what could be causing high memory utilization.

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