increase swap memory

How to increase swap space in Linux Redhat?

My server swap is full. Is there a way to add additional space to swap without wiping the partitions?

That was a recent support request received in our Infrastructure Management Services.

Swap space can be useful when you are facing temporary memory crunch on the server. But, when it comes to a live server, increasing swap can affect the existing data.

Today, we’ll see how our Support Engineers increase swap in Linux RedHat servers without causing downtime.