Wrong Memory usage stats using CLI monitor on Linux devices

Wrong Memory usage stats using CLI monitor on Linux devices

Issue -
The memory usage monitor worked fine all this while and suddenly there might be a surge in utilization which may often cross 100%-180% whereas the actual utilization is less.

Reproduce the issue on the server using -
/usr/bin/free -b

Cause -
The total memory will be less than available free memory and that is the cause of this issue.
This has been identified as an issue with the package "procps"
More info on this here -
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1246379

Solution -
All that needs to be done is to update the
"procps" package and the utilization will be back to normal again.


This has been identified on three cases and our customer Adel BENZARROUK from Qatar Mobility Innovations Center and one more customer have confirmed that the fix is to upgrade.

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