Learn how OS X system monitoring is accomplished with the ps command line tool. Learn how to use the top command to monitor live system performance. Learn how to use Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) and ssh to run these useful built in monitoring and assessment executables. Use the command line to assess performance on Mac OS X.
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- One of the things an IT administrator…really needs to know how to do is…monitor systems for their activity.…This leads to all sorts of great ways to…troubleshoot process problems,…performance problems, helps you to…predict when you're going to need to…do RAM upgrades, storage upgrades,…all sorts of things.…So let's get into that now.…One thing you can do to monitor…active system processes is you can use the PS tool.…PS is a command line tool used for monitoring processes.…It's a deeply and broadly functional tool that deserves…plenty of reviews, certainly you can review the man page.…
I recommend that you review the man page…but I want to show you now how you can use PS…to monitor processes that are active…and belong to a specific user account.…This is useful both on OS X and OS X server of course.…We're going to start by going into Terminal.…And I'm going to increase the size of the window…and type so you can see it a little bit better,…and we're going to start by just typing…ps -u sean.…So what this is going to do is the -u flag tells PS,…
- Understanding the El Capitan system requirements
- Installing and configuring El Capitan
- Protecting user data
- Performing a partial or full-system recover with Time Machine
- Installing applications
- Managing application preferences
- Monitoring the system
- Configuring security
- Directory binding
- Troubleshooting problems
- Understanding Spotlight problems and how to fix them
- Collecting system information
Skill Level Intermediate
Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 4m Appropriate for all
Mac OS X El Capitan Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 13m Appropriate for all
OS X Server Essential Training: El Capitan Editionwith Sean Colins3h 24m Intermediate
1. Assessing and Planning
Get the most for your money6m 49s
2. Installing and Configuring
CoreStorage in El Capitan4m 22s
3. Protecting User Data
4. Application Management
5. System Monitoring
7. Networking and Directory Integration
8. Troubleshooting Common Problems
Next steps1m 13s
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