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sjavvaji
I have a Redhat Linux 7.3 and, no sar running on the server. Verified /usr/bin and /var/log/sa.
Please help how do I install/setup sar?

Thanks
Suda Jamal
hughesjr
I have installed sysstat in the past to get sar ... the latest redhat 7.3 version is from here:

http://ftp.dulug.duke.edu/pub/redhat/linux....0.3-2.i386.rpm

But you can download and compile the latest version from here:

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/sebastien.godard/
sjavvaji
Thanks! What is an RPM and how do I install it.
hughesjr
RPM is is an acronym for Redhat Package Manager. It is how pre-compiled binary programs are installed on RedHat, SUSE, Mandrake and several other RPM based versions of Linux.

How you install an RPM package is download it, and as the root user, inside a terminal window (or at the console), from within the directory where you downloaded the file, issue this command:

rpm -Uvh sysstat-4.0.3-2.i386.rpm

If that installs correctly, then you can use sar ...
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