[Beowulf] Determining NFS usage by user on a cluster
john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Fri Apr 21 00:45:15 PDT 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 08:54 +0100, Guy Coates wrote:
> Konstantin Kudin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Is there any good solution to find out which user is loading the NFS
> > the most in a cluster configuration?
> iftop is quite a handy tool; it displays traffic on a per-host basis, so
> if a particular node is hammering your NFS server, it will show right up.
Etherape might be a useful tool also.
It has a graphical 'radar display' of traffic to/from network hosts.
I have found it very useful in the past for monitoring/debugging.
I'd hazard a guess though that in a cluster on full song you'll get a
busy display, but you should be able to spot any 'hot' nodes.
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