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Monitor user, application activity with psacct

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The Linux utility psacct is an excellent tool for monitoring your user activity and the resources used by processes and applications.
One of the big advantages of using psacct on your server is that it provides excellent logging for activities of applications and users. When you are running scripts one of the important aspects of that script is how much resources it may be using and are there any resource limitations that may exist with the application. In addition, there may be times when you run a script as a user. In other words, you create a user with specific rights, maybe even using visudo.
 read more | mail this link | score:8429 | -aweber, June 20, 2011
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