You can use the vimtop plug-in to monitor services in real time.

The default view of the vimtop interactive mode consists of the overview tables and the main table. You can use single-key commands in interactive mode to switch the view from processes to disks or network.


  1. From an SSH client application, log in to the vCenter Server shell.
  2. Run the vimtop command to access the plug-in in interactive mode.