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Does the one click Wordpress install set up swap space?

Posted February 19, 2015 3.6k views

I need to set up a few WordPress installs and I’m wondering if the “One Click” option includes swap space in the install?

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Further, do any of the other one click installs set up swap?

Just follow this to add some swap ( This is what I do on most servers )

free -m
sudo fallocate -l 2G /swapfile
ls -lh /swapfile
sudo chmod 600 /swapfile
ls -lh /swapfile
sudo mkswap /swapfile
sudo swapon /swapfile
swapon -s
sudo vim /etc/fstab

! Add this to fstab:
/swapfile swap swap sw 0 0

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness

sudo sysctl vm.swappiness=10
sudo vim /etc/sysctl.conf

! Add below to sysctl.conf:
vm.swappiness = 10

REBOOT and Verify ( shutdown -r now , free -m )

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