[TriLUG] sysadmin data collection tool
jmm at computer.org
Tue Sep 4 14:59:57 EDT 2001
> an idle thought occured to me recently. when your linux system is acting
> strangely, wouldn't it be nice to have one command you can run to save a
> good subset of the current system state information for later perusal and
> comparison? is there such a beast? i'm thinking something like netstat +
> free + ps + vmstat + etc. or maybe just a tarball of /proc.
snmpd + rrdtool seems to work well enough. snmpd's default stanza
includes a good number of things it can serve up, so all you need is
a public community and something remote (could be on the same system,
of course) to fetch the info on occasion.
I'm interested to see what others use :)
James Manning <jmm at computer.org>
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