SA2(8) Linux User’s Manual SA2(8)
sa2 - Write a daily report in the /var/log/sa directory.
The sa2 command is a shell procedure variant of the sar command which
writes a daily report in the /var/log/sa/sardd file, where the dd
parameter indicates the current day. The sa2 command handles all of the
flags and parameters of the sar command.
The sa2 command is designed to be started automatically by the cron
To run the sa2 command daily, place the following entry in your root or
adm crontab file:
5 19 * * 1-5 /usr/lib/sa/sa2 -A &
This will generate a daily report called /var/log/sa/sardd It will also
remove reports more than one week old.
Indicate the daily report file, where the dd parameter is a num-
ber representing the day of the month.
Sebastien Godard (sysstat <at> wanadoo.fr)
sar(1), sadc(8), sa1(8), mpstat(1), iostat(1), vmstat(8)
Linux FEBRUARY 2004 SA2(8)
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