Few Linux Monitoring Tools

The following monitoring tools can be used to get information about system activities. use these tools to find the performance problem. some of basic monitoring commands.

1.top -Process Activity Command When you need to see the running processes on your Linux in real time, you have top as your tool for that. top also displays other info besides the running processes, like free memory both physical and swap and updates the list every five seconds.

2.vmstat – Report virtual memory statistics ,The command vmstat reports information about processes, memory, paging, block IO, traps, and cpu activity.

3.w – Who Is Logged on And What They Are Doing w displays the information about users currently on machine, and their processes,the current time,how long the system running, how many users are currently logged on, and the system load average for the past 1, 5, and 15 minutes.

4.uptime – How Long The System is Running The uptime command can be used to check how long the server has been running.

5.ps – process status The command should be used to display the currently running processes on our systems.

6.free – Information about free and used memory on the system The command free displays the total amount of free and used physical and swap memory in the system, as well as the buffers used by the kernel.

7.iostat – Average CPU Load, Disk Activity The command iostat report CPU statistics and input/output statistics for devices, partitions and network filesystems (NFS).

8.sar – Store Address Register The sar command is used to collect, report, and save system activity information it reports every 10min system activity.

9.mpstat – Multiprocessor Usage The mpstat command displays activities for each available processor, reports global and per-processor statistics.

10.pmap – Process Memory Usage pmap displays the memory map of a process for the specified pid.

11.netstat – network statistics The command netstat displays network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships.

12.ss – Stack Segment ss command is used to dump socket statistics. It allows showing information similar to netstat.

13.iptraf -The following monitoring tools can be used to get information about system activities. use these tools to find the performance problem. some of basic monitoring commands.

 




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