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Install iotop

1.Introduction

What Is iotop?

IOTop is a very essential tool for system administrator if you are interested to track down an IO bottleneck of your server. Vmstat also provides an optimal report although it is hard to pinpoint the error using vmstat. Vmstat can help you to understand there is an IO bottleneck.

2. Install iotop
Step 1: Installing Python with ctypes moduls.
[root@howtolinux ~]# yum install python python-ctypes

Step 2: To install iotop use the following yum command to install it on RHELCentOS and Fedora.
[root@howtolinux ~]# yum install iotop

Step 3: Running iotop
[root@howtolinux ~]# iotop

Other supported options by iotop command showed if you type:
[root@howtolinux ~]# iotop –help

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