Linux monitor dashboard

Rene Paquin 36 Reputation points
2021-06-30T18:31:16.977+00:00

I would like to create some web dashboards for linux servers in my scom 2019 environment. I can easily create basic performance widgets dashboards for basic metrics such as cpu usage etc but is there a way to create a widget in the dashboard that would emulate the linux top command to keep an eye on processes?

Thanks,
Rene

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  1. CyrAz 5,181 Reputation points
    2021-07-01T14:44:40.367+00:00

    Tricky one...
    If you're using Squaredup, the Task tile could kind of do that. It would require a click to fetch and display the result and would not be "live", but it should work.

    With native dashboards, the only thing I can think of would be a powershell grid widget. You would have to write a powershell script that would connect using SSH (with a ssh key so you don't need to input the credentials), run "top" and display the result.


  2. Rene Paquin 36 Reputation points
    2021-07-07T13:21:32.853+00:00

    I downloaded and installed openssh on my scom management server and I can create an ssh session and run the top command in powershell itself however not sure how this translates to a powershell grid widget in scom itself. Wish we had SquaredUp but budgets being the way they are in the university sector I can only wish

    Rene

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  3. XinGuo-MSFT 14,861 Reputation points
    2021-07-27T08:20:23.077+00:00

    Hi,

    It is not easy to obtain the CPU usage of a Linux computer to display in the dashboard. It's requires strong PowerShell skills and Linux knowledge. Here are some tips for your reference.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/485749/how-do-i-monitor-cpu-usage-on-a-linux-agent-manage.html

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