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rup – remote status display



rup [host ...]


The rup utility displays a summary of the current system status of a particular host or all hosts on the local network. The output shows the current time of day, how long the system has been up, and the load averages. The load average numbers give the number of jobs in the run queue averaged over 1, 5 and 15 minutes.

The rpc.rstatd(8) daemon must be running on the remote host for this command to work. The rup utility uses an RPC protocol defined in <rpcsvc/rstat.x>.


example% rup otherhost
otherhost   7:36am  up 6 days, 16:45,  load average: 0.20, 0.23, 0.18


rup: RPC: Program not registered The rpc.rstatd(8) daemon has not been started on the remote host.
rup: RPC: Timed out A communication error occurred. Either the network is excessively congested, or the rpc.rstatd(8) daemon has terminated on the remote host.
rup: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out The remote host is not running the portmapper (see rpcbind(8)), and cannot accommodate any RPC-based services. The host may be down.


rpc.rstatd(8), rpcbind(8)


The rup command appeared in Sun-OS.


The sorting options are not implemented.

RUP (1) June 7, 1993

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