processes - Plugin to monitor the number of processes on the machine. Using "ps | wc -l".
This will report back the number of processes currently running on a server. By defualt it will report back the total number of processes running (global). Optionally you can edit the script and add items to look for to the "lookFor" array. These should be simple things that can be grep'd for.
None known. /usr/bin/ps should be executable by everyone by default.
Optionally you can add items to the lookFor array, and those items will be graphed as well. This can be useful for watching how many processes of a particular type are running.
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