Watch mysql processlist on a remote host

watch -n 0.5 ssh [user]@[host] mysqladmin -u [mysql_user] -p[password] processlist | tee -a /to/a/file
Locally watch MySQL process list update every 5s on a remote host. While you watch pipe to a file. The file out put is messy though but hey at least you have a history of what you see.

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By: lunarblu
2009-08-19 14:21:27

What Others Think

My watch doesn't like "0.5" ! (Ubuntu Jaunty)
CodSpirit · 477 weeks and 6 days ago
watch -n 0.5 works fine for me under bash with Ubuntu 8.04. I think the command to be invoked by watch should be quoted otherwise the shell will interpret the pipe as capturing the output of watch. @lunarblu If you want to refresh every 5s, change -n 0.5 to -n 5.
bwoodacre · 477 weeks and 6 days ago

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