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Show number of connections per remote IP

Terminal - Show number of connections per remote IP
netstat -antu | awk '{print $5}' | awk -F: '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
2013-04-08 19:46:41
User: wejn
Functions: awk netstat sort uniq
Show number of connections per remote IP

Output contains also garbage (text parts from netstat's output) but it's good enough for quick check who's overloading your server.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
netstat -antu | awk '$5 ~ /[0-9]:/{split($5, a, ":"); ips[a[1]]++} END {for (ip in ips) print ips[ip], ip | "sort -k1 -nr"}'

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Too much pipe for be a cmd-line fu...

Comment by Zulu 172 weeks and 2 days ago

Note that with the above syntax you'll return 'Address' and 'and' in the results. Also, the use of netstat, and other commands from 'net-tools' should be considered depreciated:

awk '{gsub(/dst=/,"") ; print $6}' /dev/null)

Comment by khayyam 172 weeks ago

oh, surprise, another command munged by the content management system.

Comment by khayyam 172 weeks ago

@khayyam care to explain what else to use besides net-tools? I know I could parse /proc/net/tcp but that hardly seems appropriate.

Comment by wejn 172 weeks ago

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