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Can PRTG monitor Linux process details? (Ie CPU, Mem of the individual process)



Can PRTG monitor Linux processes with more detail such as how much CPU, mem, etc the process is using?

linux processes snmp

Created on Apr 16, 2013 2:15:37 PM

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apart from the sensors described in the Linux Process Monitoring article there is no native sensor which can monitor the desired parameters. However, you might write a script which queries the needed information and use the same with the SSH Script or SSH Script Advanced sensor.
Best regards

Created on Apr 16, 2013 7:50:19 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 16, 2013 7:50:44 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



There's no examples of this? I'm not overly familiar or advanced with linux regarding the best way to approach this solution

Created on Apr 16, 2013 8:02:06 PM



A general example of how a script running with the SSH Script Sensor might look like, can be found in this article but I'm afraid there is no example for exactly this. Sorry.

Created on Apr 17, 2013 5:34:06 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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