Category Archives: Network

netstat – 10 Most common usage with examples

netstat is a powerful  command line utility in Unix, Linux and Unix like systems to show information about

  • network connections,
  • routing tables,
  • interface statistics,
  • mas-querade connections
  • multicast memberships

By default, netstat displays a list of open sockets of all configured address families , tcp , udp etc.
netstat provide very extensive network details and here are the top netstat usage with different options to get you the just the information you need.

5 Things Slowing Down Your Internet Speed and What to Do about Them

Network Speed

There are few things more frustrating than slow Internet. When a movie keeps freezing or conference calls keep dropping out, it can drive anyone crazy. Individuals who use the internet for business can even lose money when their connection isn’t up to par. Many factors can cause slow speeds but the good news is that many of them can be addressed. Doing regular speed tests can help to quickly identify patterns and highlight when something may be going wrong. Let’s discuss some of the things which may be causing your Internet to slow down and how you can respond.

Changing up ethernet speed, duplex mode in Solaris

A solaris system can have single NIC or multiple nic and interface name can be ce, hme, bge, e1000g ,qfe etc. depending on the card used.
For making interface change identify the interface name using ifconfig -a command and then apply following method to change nic speed in Solaris,  read along for making these changes.

Solaris Network Configuration

Learn Solaris Network configuration for static , dhcp & wifi in Solaris 11 using netadm and ipadmp. Earlier versions are covered towards the end of this document. Continue reading for Solaris 11 & for prior versions, please turn to Page 5 or click here