Section: Linux User's Manual (8)
Updated: JULY 2018
sa1 - Collect and store binary data in the system activity daily data file.
/usr/lib64/sa/sa1 [ --boot |
command is a shell procedure variant of the
command and handles all of the flags and parameters of that command. The
command collects and stores binary data in the current standard
system activity daily data file.
The standard system activity daily data file is named
is used, in which case its name is
where YYYY stands for the current year, MM for the current month
and DD for the current day. By default it is located in the
parameters specify that the record should be written
seconds. If no arguments are given to
then a single record is written.
command is designed to be started automatically by the cron command.
This option tells
command should be called without specifying the
parameters in order to insert a dummy record, marking the time when the counters
restart from 0.
To collect data (including those from disks) every 10 minutes,
place the following entry in your root crontab file:
0,10,20,30,40,50 * * * * /usr/lib64/sa/sa1 1 1 -S DISK
The standard system activity daily data files and their default location.
YYYY stands for the current year, MM for the current month and DD for the
Sebastien Godard (sysstat <at> orange.fr)