System Administration

Essential System Tools: nmon – Curses based Performance Monitor

Network Stats

Network stats are accessed by pressing n.


Above is an image of network input/output on our test machine. The network stats are useful for determining the amount of traffic on the network, partly as a performance measurement.

Not displayed in the image but available are statistics on network errors.

Next page: Page 9 – Top-processes

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – CPU Stats
Page 4 – Memory Stats
Page 5 – Disk Stats
Page 6 – Kernel Internal Stats
Page 7 – Virtual Memory Stats
Page 8 – Network Stats
Page 9 – Top-processes
Page 10 – Resources
Page 11 – Summary

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Mark Regan
Mark Regan
4 years ago

What terminal/window settings do I use in PuTTY when running nmon to get the correct line drawing?