Check file access.
Display file access operation status by using the
sar command with the -a option.
How to Check File Access (sar -a)
Check buffer activity.
Display buffer activity statistics by using
the sar command with the -b option.
How to Check Buffer Activity (sar -b)
Check system call statistics.
Display system call statistics
by using the sar command with the -c option.
How to Check System Call Statistics (sar -c)
Check disk activity.
Check disk activity
by using the sar command with the -d option.
How to Check Disk Activity (sar -d)
Check page-out and memory.
sar command with the -g option to display page-out memory freeing activities.
How to Check Page-Out and Memory (sar -g)
The kernel memory allocation (KMA) allows a kernel subsystem to allocate and
free memory, as needed. Use the sar command with the -k option
to check KMA.
How to Check Kernel Memory Allocation (sar -k)
Check interprocess communication.
Use the sar command with the -m option to
report interprocess communication activities.
How to Check Interprocess Communication (sar -m)
Check page-in activity.
Use the sar command with the -p
option to report page-in activity.
How to Check Page-In Activity (sar -p)
Check queue activity.
Use the sar command with the -q
option to check the following:
Average queue length while queue is occupied
Percentage of time that the queue is occupied
How to Check Queue Activity (sar -q)
Check unused memory.
Use the sar command with the -r
option to report the number of memory pages and swap file disk blocks
that are currently used.
How to Check Unused Memory (sar -r)
Check CPU utilization.
Use the sar command with the -u option to
display CPU utilization statistics.
How to Check CPU Utilization (sar -u)
Check system table status.
Use the sar command with the
-v option to report status on the following system tables:
Shared memory record
How to Check System Table Status (sar -v)
Check swapping activity.
sar command with the -w option to check swapping activity.
How to Check Swapping Activity (sar -w)
Check terminal activity.
sar command with the -y option to monitor terminal device activity.
How to Check Terminal Activity (sar -y)
Check overall system
The sar -A command displays statistics from all options to provide overall system
How to Check Overall System Performance (sar -A)
Set up automatic data collection.
To set up your system to collect
data automatically and to run the sar commands, do the following:
Run the svcadm enable system/sar:default command
Edit the /var/spool/cron/crontabs/sys file
How to Set Up Automatic Data Collection