Syed Arif Ali said one of his favorite commands is the NETSTAT (Network Status) command. Syed uses this command 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.