Section: Linux User's Manual (8)
Updated: JULY 2018
sa2 - Create a report from the current standard system activity daily data file.
command is a shell procedure variant of the
command which writes a daily report in the
file, where YYYY stands for the current year, MM for the current month
and DD for the current day.
By default the report is saved in the
command will also remove reports more than one week old by default.
You can however keep reports for a longer (or a shorter) period by setting
environment variable. Read the
manual page for details.
command accepts most of the flags and parameters of the
command is designed to be started automatically by the cron command.
To run the
command daily, place the following entry in your root crontab file:
5 19 * * 1-5 /usr/lib64/sa/sa2 -A
This will generate by default a daily report called
directory, where the DD parameter is a number representing the day of the
The standard system activity daily report files and their default location.
YYYY stands for the current year, MM for the current month and DD for the
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