swap space

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Noun1.swap space - the disk space that is set aside for virtual memory
disc space, disk space - (computer science) the space available on a magnetic disk
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It also protects the operating system, temporary files and swap space, so there is virtual certainty that sensitive information is encrypted in all its forms.
Organized around exam CX-310-200 and CX-310-202 objectives, this guide explains how to install the Solaris 10 operating system, set up user accounts, administer the LP print service, perform system backups, monitor swap space, manage storage volumes, and configure an NIS network.