What does each field of the `netstat -s` command mean?

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  • What does each field of the netstat -s command mean?
  • When using the netstat -s command to view network statistics since boot, what does each field represent and what can it imply about the performance of my system?
  • Do you have any document that explains all the items in netstat -s?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • netstat -s

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