Unix System Monitoring

This page is an index of most common Unix commands for confirming system status and performing Unix system monitoring.

Unix system status

  • uptime – find out how long the system has been up
  • who – find out who is logged into the system
  • uname – print Unix system information
  • runlevel – report previous and current Unix OS runlevel

Processes and system status

  • top – display tasks and system status in Unix

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