Syed Arif Ali said one of his favorite commands is the NETSTAT (Network Status) command. Syed uses this command...
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to get complete details about and to control Client Access users. You can also use it to find out which IP address a device is connected to as well as determine how many bytes are coming in and going out from a certain address on your iSeries.
Here are a few tips for using the NETSTAT command:
- How to use NETSTAT to troubleshoot your iSeries network connections The Work with TCP/IP Network Status command provides a very useful set of tools for viewing information related to your TCP/IP network connections.
- Monitor usage with NETSTAT command
Want to monitor local and remote users connecting to your iSeries through TCP/IP using Client Access Express? Use the NETSTAT command.
- Quickly find out which IP interface a device is connected to
Us the NETSTAT command to find out the network interface a specific device is using to access your iSeries server.
- Calculate in/out bytes
Often you need to calculate and find out how many bytes are coming in and going out from a certain address on your iSeries. The NETSTAT command will help you monitor that.
- Reading NETSTAT information
Unfortunately, there's no good way to read out the information that is provided by NETSTAT for the connected system. But there is a workaround that could be helpful.