rtop is a simple, agent-less, remote server monitoring tool that works over plain SSH. It does not need any software to be installed on the server that you want to monitor. It works by establishing an SSH session, and running commands on the remote server to collect system metrics.
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rtop is a remote system monitor. It connects over SSH to a remote system
and displays vital system metrics (CPU, disk, memory, network). No special
software is needed on the remote system, other than an SSH server and
Only Linux systems can be monitored, and most modern distros will work.
rtop is MIT-licensed and can be used anywhere with attribution.
rtop's home page has more information
rtop is written in go, and requires Go version 1.2
or higher. To build,
go get it:
go get github.com/rapidloop/rtop
You should find the binary
$GOPATH/bin when the command
completes. There are no runtime dependencies or configuration needed.
Pull requests welcome. Keep it simple.
- 9-May-2015: first public release
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the rtop README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.