Oct 7, 2009

prstat/top like tool on AIX ( 5.3 )

As I'm still have to work on AIX  ( missing my (Open)Solaris ), I search for
something to show the processes on a system like prstat on (Open)Solaris.

The first hint was
smitty process

A nice attempt, but only a snapshot of the current situation.

Searching in the RedBook  "AIX Reference for Sun Solaris Administrators" ,
I found a tool on AIX.


This tool has a lot of options and gives a big overview from the whole system,
when started without any options:

See the help for some hints. with the keys c,n,d,p you can switch on/off the
subsections of the display.

To start with a prstat similar display use topas -P