The nfsstat Command

The nfsstat -s command shows operation counts for the components of the NFS mix. This section is based upon the Solaris 2.4 SMCC NFS Server Performance and Tuning Guide. Figure 9-4 illustrates the results of an nfsstat -s command.

Figure 9-4. NFS Server Operation Counts
% nfsstat -s 

Server rpc: 
calls      badcalls   nullrecv   badlen    xdrcall 
2104792    0         0          0         0 

Server nfs: 
calls      badcalls 
2104792    5 
null      getattr   setattr   root     lookup     readlink   read 
10779  1% 966412 46% 13165 1% 0  0%    207574 10% 572  0%   686477 33% 
wrcache   write      create   remove   rename     link      symlink 
0  0%    179582   9% 5348  0% 9562  0% 557  0%    579  0%   32  0% 
mkdir      rmdir      readdir   statfs 
120  0%    386  0%    12650  1% 10997 1%

The meaning and interpretation of the measurements are as follows:

  • calls ...

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