Check System Health with WHM
System Health category involves several useful tools that can offer a great idea about Disk usage and current running processes.
- Background Process Killer
- Process Manager
- Show Current Disk Usage
- Show Current Running Processes
Background Process Killer — This feature allows you to select programs that the system will automatically terminate. After the system kills a process, it will send you an email that states that it has killed the process.
This feature allows you to select programs that the system will automatically terminate. After the system kills a process, it will send you an email that states that it has killed the process.
Select the checkbox that corresponds to the processes that you wish to automatically terminate.
If you wish to allow specific users to run any of the processes that you have selected, enter their names in the Trusted users text box.
For example, if you add username to the list, the user username can run the processes that you select.
You do not need to add users with a UID (unique Identifier)
Process Manager – This Function allows you to kill unwanted processes running on your server.
Pid – The process ID. The system automatically assigns a unique number to active processes on your server.
Owner – The user or system account that started and owns the process.
Priority – A number between -20 and 20 that describes how much time the system uses to work on the process. -20 is the least CPU intensive, while 20 is the most CPU intensive.
CPU % – The percentage of your server’s processing power that the process uses.
Memory % -The percentage of you server’s RAM (memory) that the process uses.
Command – The directory from which the CPU receives instructions.
Kill the process
To kill a process, click the kill link that corresponds to the process.
Trace the process
If you trace a process, you can observe and control the process as it executes.
To trace a process, click the Trace link that corresponds to the process.
Show Current Disk Usage – It Gives a detailed statistics report of the disk space used.Each partition has its own row; a partition’s total size, current usage, and available remaining space is listed next to the partition’s device name.
This above table displays how the system stores information on your partition or hard disk.
The IO Statistics Table
The IO (input/output) Statistics table displays information from the iostat tool about how the system writes and reads files on your server’s partitions and hard drives.
Show Current Running Processes — This feature displays a table of all of the active processes on your server.
The above table displays the process information in the following five columns
Now that you can know the step to identify the usages and process of your server.