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Performance and Fault Management by James M. Thompson, Kent J. Phelps, Robert L. Pavone, Christopher E. Elliott, Paul L. Della Maggiora

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CLI Commands for Ethernet Traffic

The show interface Ethernet x/y command gives complete performance data of a given Ethernet interface. It not only shows the number of octets and frames, but also the interface load, an averaged throughput, and much other data.

Example 13-1 provides sample output for the show interface Ethernet x/y command.

Example 13-1. Using show interface Ethernet x/y to evaluate Ethernet traffic.
nms-7010a#sh int fa0/0
FastEthernet0/0 is up, line protocol is up
 Hardware is cyBus FastEthernet Interface, address is 0060.5490.f800 (bia
0060.5490.f800)
 MTU 1500 bytes, BW 100000 KbitA, DLY 100 usec, rely 255/255, load 1/255B
 Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set, keepalive set (10 sec), fdxC, 100BaseTX/FX ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout ...

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