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Name

xentop

Synopsis

xentop [options]

Provide frequently updated information about current domains. This program performs a function similar to the Linux top command, only with information about the hypervisor and domains instead of processes. Its various options change what information is displayed. Like top, xentop also has some interactive commands to change what information xentop displays as it runs.

Options

-b, --batch

Run in batch mode; don’t accept command-line input. Useful for sending output to another command or to a file.

-d seconds, --delay=seconds

Set the delay between refreshes. Default is 3.

-i num, --iterations=num

Update display num times, then exit.

-n, --networks

Show network information.

-r, --repeat-header

Repeat the table header before each domain.

-v, --vcpus

Show virtual CPU information.

-x, --vbds

Show virtual block device information.

Interactive commands

All interactive commands are case-insensitive.

B

Toggle display of virtual block device information.

D

Prompt for a new delay setting.

N

Toggle display of network information.

Q, Esc

Quit.

R

Toggle display of table header before each domain.

S

Change sort order by cycling through the available columns.

V

Toggle display of virtual CPU information.

Up, Down

Scroll through displayed domains.

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