[CentOS] monitoring a workstation

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 15:35:44 UTC 2010


On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 5:08 AM, MOKRANI Rachid <Rachid.MOKRANI at ifp.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I need to monitor a workstation (Centos 5 x86_64).
>
> I need to obtain informations about :
>
> - cpu utilization per user, per a period, how many days per user,
>
> Any ideas about a good and simple free tool ?
>
> Regards.

In addition to the other suggestions (although those are typically
used for system-level monitoring), you should look into the "psacct"
package.  There is an introduction to it here:
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-log-user-activity-using-process-accounting.html


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