Using Aliases to Manage Netstat Information


Organize netstat output with these scripting techniques.

The netstat command can display an overwhelming amount of network statistics, writes Sandra Henry-Stocker, but creating aliases can help organize its output.

Using netstat -s, for example, "will display summaries for various protocols such as packets received, active connections, failed connections, and a lot more," Henry-Stocker says. This article shows how to craft aliases that make the information easier to manage.

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