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How interfaces are being used

View the figure below to see how the netstat command provides a statistical picture of how the different network interfaces available on your machine are being used:
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  1. Interface name.
  2. Maximum transmission unit for this interface—largest size is a link-layer frame.
  3. Metric. An artificial number used for routing decisions.
  4. Number of frames received successfully (RX-OK). Number of errors (RX-ERR). Number of frames dropped (RX-DRP). Number of buffer overruns (RX-OVR).
  5. Number of frames sent successfully (TX-OK). Number of errors (TX-ERR). Number of frames dropped (TX-DRP). Number of buffer overruns (TX-OVR).
  6. U=Up, B=Broadcast, R=Running, L=Loopback
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