Linux/Unix Server Monitoring HowTos

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Is there is a tool that can provide me a maximum of information (such as cpu, disk I/O, network, nfsd, memory and more) about my Linux/Unix server in a minimum of space in a terminal?

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I am running Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM based system. How do I display bandwidth usage on an interface by host in real time using command line option? How do I monitor bandwidth usage in a real time on RHEL or CentOS Linux based server? How can I install iftop utility on CentOS or RHEL server using the yum command?

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How do I find out if a service such as MySQL or Apache running on my Centos/RHEL/Fedora Linux server?

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I do not like top. How do I install Advanced System & Process Monitor tool called atop on CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x/6.x+ based system using yum command?

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I am a new Linux/CentOS/RHEL sysadmin. How do I install an interactive text-mode process viewer for called htop on CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x/6.x+ based system using yum command?

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I‘m using Logwatch for reporting on unusual items in syslog. I’ve central logserver up and running. All other Linux servers send logs to a remote loghost called log.example.com. How do I configure Logwatch on the central log server so that it will send daily logs messages in a single e-mail?

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