Monday, May 9, 2011

Some useful resource usage monitoring tools for Linux

ps -- of course (especially with 'fuax' options ... pipe to 'less')

psgrep -- filter output of process summary

top -- Can be run with commandline

htop -- Very handy

atop -- Active and cumulative resource monitoring
cnt -- Kernel patch req'd to get full function out of atop. Anyone know more details on this?

nethogs -- shows the top gobblers of network bandwitdh :)

iptraf - ANSI-colored text interactive IP traffic summary and monitoring tool

Also: netstat, mrtg, iftop, tcpdump, wireshark, netstat -anp --inet,, SystemTap,,,,, ...

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