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Google Code-in 2014 FOSSASIA

System Status Web Application for Fedora using BASH and HTML5

completed by: Jasper Yu

mentors: Uditha Bandara Wijerathna

You need to write a script that generates a summary website to monitor a fedora system’s health as well as user and network access. The websites will show detailed information on various properties, services, activities, statuses, etc.

You need to create a script that automatically and regularly generates set of HTML files. The HTML files will need to contain up-to-date information such as:

  • Server time (Hour and minute, day of week, full date)
  • Uptime of server
  • Disk space available
  • Disk space used by users
  • Users currently logged in
  • Network statistics
  • Processes running
    • Top 10 CPU usage
    • Top 10 Memory usage
  • Latest error/warning messages
  • Updates available?
  • Vital system files changed? (e.g. password file)
  • Other information of your choice...