How do I use Topas command?

How do I use Topas command?

How do I use Topas command?

The topas command reports selected statistics about the activity on the local system. The command uses the curses library to display its output in a format suitable for viewing on an 80×25 character-based display or in a window of at least the same size on a graphical display. The topas command requires the bos.

What is Topas command in AIX?

The topas command collects a set of metrics from AIX® partitions that are running on the same hardware platform. Dedicated and shared partitions are displayed, and a set of aggregated values provide an overview of the entire hardware systems partition set.

How do I check my memory in Topas?

If you want to get the highest virtual memory processes on your system, you can use #svmon -P. The output of topas shows us the memory as Computational percentage, which is the Virtual memory. The screenshot shows us that the Computational percentage is 21%, this means that the system is not memory over-committed.

What is ENTC in Topas?

topas will tell you the Physc (number of physical CPUs consumed) and %Entc (percentage of entitled capacity) when the system is running in a micro-partition.

How do I check memory on AIX?

On AIX you can use a combination of the commands lsdev and lsattr to determine how much memory the computer has. These commands (located in /usr/sbin) are used to display the system devices and their attributes.

How do I check CPU usage on AIX?

Just type one command sar -u 1 10 for check utilization.

What is entitled capacity in AIX?

Your “Entitled Capacity” is 0.8. And the each fraction of a single processor equals 0.1 of one physical processor. So you get 8 virtual processors.

How do I view NMON output?

Just click on the Analyse nmon data button in the first spreadsheet tab, and it will prompt you for the input file. The output spreadsheet contains plots, presented with the time series data, and metadata, presented as tabular data.

How can I get NMON report?


  1. Open up your terminal window.
  2. Issue the command sudo apt-get update.
  3. Install the software with the command sudo apt-get install nmon.
  4. Allow the installation to complete.