Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there an extension for cPanel, an application, or server-side script that can simply output the currently used resources on my server, pointing out the ones causing temporary high loads so they can be taken down or fixed as issues arise?

Is there a way of determining if files causing high server load are my own on a shared serer?

share|improve this question

closed as off-topic by Jenny D, Scott Pack, Michael Hampton Jun 28 '13 at 20:11

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to solve." – Michael Hampton
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1  
This question appears to be off-topic because it concerns the use of shared web hosting by end users or resellers, rather than the administration of web hosting. –  Jenny D Jun 28 '13 at 8:53

1 Answer 1

you could try:

watch -d -n <interval> top -b -n 1

if you have a better idea of what kind of load is being caused (i.e., disk, cpu, memory, etc...), you can generally use watch + one of the stat commands to narrow it down like:

watch -d -n 2 vmstat -a
share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.