Install Glances on Red Hat (RHEL)

This procedure works with Red Hat version 6,7,8, CentOS 6,7,8, and the Rocky Linux distributions.

Glances is a fantastic resource monitor tool for Linux and Windows-based systems. CPU, Disk, Memory, etc can be monitored either locally, or remotely via the web page.

This is the main glances website

Red Hat 5 / Red Hat 6 / Centos 5/6 installation instructions
Ensure that you run as root

sudo -i
sudo yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-6-rpms
sudo yum install rh-python36 -y
sudo scl enable rh-python36 bash
sudo pip install --upgrade pip
sudo pip install bottle
sudo pip install glances
sudo glances -w -t 5 &

Red Hat 7 / Centos 7 installation instructions
Ensure that you run as root

sudo yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms
sudo yum install rh-python36 -y
sudo yum install rh-python36-python-pip -y
sudo scl enable rh-python36 bash 
curl -L https://bit.ly/glances | /bin/bash
sudo glances -w -t 5 &

Red Hat 8 / Centos 8 Installation Instructions

sudo dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
sudo yum install snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install glances

You will need to exit your current putty session and log back in.

Then type Glances

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