Jaqui's AIX Performance and Security Blog
29 05 2006

Mon, 29 May 2006

Using and Obtaining nmon Nmon is available for AIX and Linux (x86 and Power) Download the latest nmon for AIX v5.3 from http://www-941.ibm.com/collaboration/wiki/display/WikiPtype/nmon You will need to gunzip it and untar it I untar it to /usr/local/perf Then run nmon_aix53 as follows: cd /usr/local/perf nmon_aix53 -fT -c 30 -s 240 This will cause nmon to run for about 2 hours gathering data - the output will be put in /usr/local/perf Once it is finished (check using ps -ef | grep nmon) then use nmon analyzer and MS Excel to analyze the output nmon analyser can be found at: http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/eserver/articles/nmon_analyser/index.html or http://www-941.haw.ibm.com/collaboration/wiki/display/WikiPtype/nmonanalyser You can find out more about nmon at Nigel Griffiths' online workshop at: http://www-941.ibm.com/collaboration/wiki/display/WikiPtype/nmon+Introduction+Workshop

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