recaptool man page

recaptool ā€” parses the logs and prints specific information about memory, processes, network connections or queries to a mysql db.

Synopsis

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Description

recaptool is a parsing tool for recap logs that shows specific information like processes, memory, network or querycount. Useful for seeing trends on a particular option in the logs.

Options

Note: Different options can be combined to get more information.

-m, --mem PROCESS_NAME

Shows the memory consumption for PROCESS_NAME from the logs.

-p, --proc PROCESS_NAME

Shows the amount of processes found for PROCESS_NAME from the logs.

-b, --memproc PROCESS_NAME

Shows both process count and memory consumption for PROCESS_NAME from the logs.

-c, --connections PORT

Shows the amount of connections to PORT from the logs.

-e, --established PORT

Shows the amount of ESTABLISHED connections to PORT from the logs.

-q, --querycount

Shows the amount of mysql connections from the logs.

-d, --path PATH

Overrides the recap log PATH. Default uses BASEDIR /var/log/recap/ (can be changed in config file).

-V, --version

Print version and exit.

-h, --help

Prints the help information and exit.

Files

/var/log/recap/*.log (unless overridden by 'path' option)

Examples

Show the memory and amount of processes running for httpd:
$ sudo recaptool --memproc http
Information: Using /var/log/recap as recap log path
Information: Executing memproc http
2016-10-07_00:00:01     1101    3032.535 M
2016-10-07_00:10:01     1120    3132.832 M
2016-10-07_00:20:01     1128    3186.153 M
Show the amount of established connections on port 443:
$ sudo recaptool -e 443
Information: Using /var/log/recap as recap log path
Information: Executing established 443
2016-10-07_00:00:01     302
2016-10-07_00:10:01     311
2016-10-07_00:20:01     312
Show the amount of query connections to the mysql db:
$ sudo recaptool --querycount
Information: Using /var/log/recap as recap log path
Information: Executing querycount
2016-10-07_00:00:01     124
2016-10-07_00:10:01     125
2016-10-07_00:20:01     128
Show all of the above in a single command:
$ sudo recaptool --memproc http -e 443 --querycount
Information: Using /var/log/recap as recap log path
Information: Executing memproc http
2016-10-07_00:00:01     1101    3032.535 M
2016-10-07_00:10:01     1120    3132.832 M
2016-10-07_00:20:01     1128    3186.153 M

Information: Executing established 443
2016-10-07_00:00:01     302
2016-10-07_00:10:01     311
2016-10-07_00:20:01     312

Information: Executing querycount
2016-10-07_00:00:01     124
2016-10-07_00:10:01     125
2016-10-07_00:20:01     128

Reporting Bugs

Bugs and issues to be submitted via github <https://github.com/rackerlabs/recap/issues>.

Author

The recap scripts are maintained by Rackspace, the list of contributors is available at https://github.com/rackerlabs/recap/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md#contributors.

See Also

recap.conf(5), recap(8),

Info

Aug 18, 2017