Archive for January, 2014

Linux: Top 18 command line tools for linux monitoring

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
  • 1. Top – Linux Process Monitoring
  • 2. VmStat – Virtual Memory Statistics
  • 3. Lsof – List Open Files
  • 4. Tcpdump – Network Packet Analyzer
  • 5. Netstat – Network Statistics
  • 6. Htop – Linux Process Monitoring
  • 7. Iotop – Monitor Linux Disk I/O
  • 8. Iostat – Input/Output Statistics
  • 9. IPTraf – Real Time IP LAN Monitoring
  • 10. Psacct or Acct – Monitor User Activity
  • 11. Monit – Linux Process and Services Monitoring
  • 12. NetHogs – Monitor Per Process Network Bandwidth
  • 13. iftop – Network Bandwidth Monitoring
  • 14. Monitorix – System and Network Monitoring
  • 15. Arpwatch – Ethernet Activity Monitor
  • 16. Suricata – Network Security Monitoring
  • 17. VnStat PHP – Monitoring Network Bandwidth
  • 18. Nagios – Network/Server Monitoring

For more info, look at the excellent post: Linux Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance