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PMSOCKS(1)               General Commands Manual              PMSOCKS(1)

NAME         top

       pmsocks - shell wrapper for performance monitoring across

SYNOPSIS         top

       pmsocks path [args ...]

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmsocks allows Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) clients running on
       hosts located on the internal side of a TCP/IP firewall to
       monitor remote hosts on the other side of the firewall.  This
       assumes the firewall has been configured with a compliant sockd
       daemon and the necessary access controls are satisfied.

       pmsocks is a thin shell wrapper around the tsocks(8) library
       using the tsocks(1) utility, which are not included with PCP.
       You can obtain tsocks from .

FILES         top

            configuration file for the tsocks(8) library.

SEE ALSO         top

       pmcd(1), pmproxy(1), PMAPI(3) and tsocks(8).

COLOPHON         top

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