Linux System Monitoring Tools

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
4
Topic No: 
3
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Understanding the system monitoring tools, including /proc file system and top, ps commands.

  • Understanding how to monitor various parts of the Linux kernel and status of system resources by using /proc file system.
  • Knowing top, ps commands
    • Command line options
    • Meaning of the output
  • Knowing the kill command
  • Knowing the PowerTOP utility
    • Understanding power-aware system monitoring