In this recipe, we are going to show how to monitor the status of network interfaces.
The commands used in this recipe have been performed on a CentOS Linux machine. The command output may vary in other Linux and Unix-based operating systems.
We are going to use the
netstat command with the
-i switch to display the status of network interfaces that are configured on the system. The following is the usage of the
In the preceding output of the
netstat -i command, we can determine the number of packets a system transmits and receives on each network interface. The ...