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New to linux and I was going over Linux commands and when I type in any of the sysstat tools (iostat,mpstat,sadc,sar)I  get a "command not found" message displayed.  Any guidance would be appreciated.
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You may not have the package that contains those installed. On a RedHat system it would be the sysstat package and you can check for that with 'rpm -q sysstat'
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You may not be logged in as root. a number of these commands must be run as root to produce valid results, become root by typing 'su -'
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can I find sysstat package on the redhat website? Does it have to coincide w/what version of redhat you are running?
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Thanks, I dont have the sysstat package but I wasn't logged as root either,  Thanks for the help.
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