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Monitoring of Distributed Processes with Mobile Agents
Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer Based Systems: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ryan P. Kennedy, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Franz J. Kurfess, Concordia University
Publication Date
4-3-2000
Abstract

The proliferation of networked and distributed systems presents a need for more tool development with regard to the monitoring and maintenance of distributed processes. The goal of this paper is to present a mechanism used to collect detailed process information from various remote Unix hosts on a network. The interface to this mechanism, a GUI applet, is accessible through a Java enabled browser such as Netscape Navigator. It presents the user with a menu of choices such as which host to view, and what process information to retrieve (I/O-bound processes, numbers of processes, individual/total process usage, etc.). The requested information is retrieved and displayed in a window presented by the GUI.

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Citation Information
Ryan P. Kennedy and Franz J. Kurfess. "Monitoring of Distributed Processes with Mobile Agents" Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer Based Systems: Edinburgh, Scotland (2000) p. 205 - 210
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/fkurfess/11/