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Understanding TCP/IP Services netstat?

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The Question is:

I am looking at some NIC interface statistics given to me (network MGR) by MIS.
  I have a couple of questions on them.
What is meant by UDP full sockets?
What are mbufs allocated and mbufs in use?

The Answer is :

  Somebody has been looking at the netstat tool, eh?
  "Full sockets" indicates UDP messages that are dropped because the
  socket was unable to recieve additional packages; because the socket
  was full.
  As for mbufs, those are the message buffers -- those that are allocated,
  and those that are used.
  Details on netstat and related tools are in the TCP/IP Services tuning
  and troubleshooting manual.

answer written or last revised on ( 3-APR-2002 )

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