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The NFS my group uses has been getting extremely sluggish recently.

Is it possible to track the processes, across a network of multiple machines of course, that are causing this heavy usage?

Perhaps, say, something that shows which machine on the network is causing a lot of NFS traffic, and then I could find what processes on that machine could be using that traffic.

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You don't specify what version of Unix you are using. If your version of unix supports DTrace, you can try this DTrace Script.

Another option is to simple monitor traffic with tcpdump or WireShark to monitor the NFS traffic to narrow down the machine.

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