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sag


NAME
     sag - system activity graph

SYNOPSIS
     sag [-e time]  [-f file]  [-i sec]  [-s time]  [-T term]  [-
     x spec] [-y spec]

DESCRIPTION
     The sag utility graphically  displays  the  system  activity
     data  stored in a binary data file by a previous sar(1) run.
     Any of the sar data items may be plotted singly or in combi-
     nation,  as  cross  plots  or versus time. Simple arithmetic
     combinations of data may be specified. sag invokes  sar  and
     finds  the  desired  data by string-matching the data column
     header (run sar to see what is available).  The sag  utility
     requires  a  graphic  terminal  to  draw the graph, and uses
     tplot(1) to produce its output. When running Solaris 2.x and
     OpenWindows, perform the following steps:

     1.  Run an xterm as a Tektronics terminal: prompt# xterm -t


     2.  In the xterm window, run sag specifying a tek  terminal:
         prompt# sag -T tek options


OPTIONS
     The following options are supported and  passed  through  to
     sar (see sar(1)):

     -e time  Select data up to time. Default is 18:00.



     -f file  Use file as the data source for sar. Default is the
              current daily data file /usr/adm/sa/sadd.



     -i sec   Select data at intervals as close  as  possible  to
              sec seconds.



     -s time  Select data later than time in  the  form  hh[:mm].
              Default is 08:00.



     -T term  Produce output  suitable  for  terminal  term.  See
              tplot(1)  for known terminals.  Default for term is
              $TERM.

     -x spec  x axis specification with spec in the form:


              name[op name]...[lo hi]


              name is either a string that will  match  a  column
              header  in  the sar report, with an optional device
              name in square brackets, for example, r+w/s[dsk-1],
              or an integer value. op is + - * or / surrounded by
              blank spaces. Up to five names  may  be  specified.
              Parentheses are not recognized. Contrary to custom,
              + and - have precedence over * and /. Evaluation is
              left  to  right.  Thus,  A/A+B*100  is evaluated as
              (A/(A+B))*100, and A+B/C+D is (A+B)/(C+D).  lo  and
              hi  are  optional numeric scale limits. If unspeci-
              fied, they are deduced from the data.

              Enclose spec in double-quotes ("") if  it  includes
              white space.

              A single spec is  permitted  for  the  x  axis.  If
              unspecified, time is used.



     -y spec  y axis specification with spec in the same form  as
              for  -x.  Up  to  5  spec  arguments separated by a
              semi-colon (;) may be given for -y. The -y  default
              is:



              -y"%usr0100;%usr+%sys0100;%usr+%sys+%wio0100"



EXAMPLES
     Example 1: Examples of the sag command.

     To see today's CPU utilization:

     example$ sag

     To see activity over 15 minutes of all disk drives:

     example$ TS=`date +%H:%M`
     example$ sar -o /tmp/tempfile 60 15
     example$ TE=`date +%H:%M`
     example$ sag -f /tmp/tempfile -s $TS -e $TE -y "r+w/s[dsk]"


FILES
     /usr/adm/sa/sadd        daily data file for day dd



ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWaccu                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     sar(1), tplot(1), attributes(5)

     System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration










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