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Old 07-26-2009
Identifying IO without the use of IOTop

Hey,

I'm in the process of working on a script to identify IO usage on a high IO server I have setup (Debian Etch). My question is how can identify specific processes that are using much of these resources, I can identify the processes using IOTOP, but doing it remotely via script can be a pain since I have to grep and awk through the entire content in real time.

I also can look at the open file handles via:

lsof | awk '{print $2}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -k1 -g

But that doesn't give sound enough proof as I'm looking for an abusive user not specifically something that has X amount of file handles open.

Does anyone have to identify specific processes that are either writing or reading excessively?
 
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pppoe-setup - Shell script to configure Roaring Penguin PPPoE client SYNOPSIS
pppoe-setup DESCRIPTION
pppoe-setup is a shell script which prompts you for various pieces of information and sets up an /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0 configuration script for the pppoe-start, pppoe-stop and +pppoe-connect scripts. AUTHOR
pppoe-setup was written by David F. Skoll <dfs@roaringpenguin.com>. The pppoe home page is http://www.roaringpenguin.com/pppoe/. SEE ALSO
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