1. Determine the speed and type of RAM you need:
    • dmidecode -t 17
  2. Find replacement or upgrade sticks of RAM that match these specs exactly
  3. Power off the server
  4. Place the new RAM in following the correct number/letter sequence, i.e. A1, A2, A3, A4…
  5. Power on the server (this may take 15+ minutes before it powers on after the RAM has been switched out or upgraded)
  6. Verify upgrade
    • free -h

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