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Cisco Bug: CSCun87311 - "Allocated memory in use" field shows unrealistic number

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May 18, 2021

Products (1)

  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software

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Description (partial)

Allocated memory in use from "show memory detail" might show an impossibly large number:

ciscoasa/sec/act# show memory detail 
Free memory heap:                  906855744 bytes (10%)
Free memory system:               6621330084 bytes (74%)
Used memory:
     Allocated memory in use:    58480975568 bytes (651%)
     Reserved memory (DMA):        513802240 bytes ( 6%)
     Memory overhead:                      0 bytes ( 0%)
-----------------------------   ------------------
Total memory:                     8988043940 bytes (100%)

Least free memory:                0 bytes ( 0%)
Most used memory:       58994781152 bytes (656%)

Currently seems to have been observed only in multi context mode
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