Summarize the number of open TCP connections by state

netstat -nt | awk '{print $6}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n -k 1 -r
Useful for checking the number and state of TCP connections.
Sample Output
    643 CLOSE_WAIT
      1 Foreign

2011-06-21 16:27:19

What Others Think

You can easily improve it by removing the two first lines from the netstat output like this: netstat -nt | awk 'NR > 2 {print $6}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n -k 1 -r
jervfors · 581 weeks and 6 days ago
The code you have shared your for summarising the number of an open TCP connection by the state really helped a lot Vegan Burgers even so much information was not provided about the topic but what you have shared really worked well
Kaitlyn · 74 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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