Linux netstat Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)


If you are new to Linux command line, and are interested in learning networking stuff, there are many command line utilities that you should be aware of. One such tool is netstat. In this article, we will discuss this command using some easy to understand examples.

But before we do that, it’s worth mentioning that all these examples have been tested on an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine.

Linux netstat command

The netstat command lets you print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships. Following is its syntax:

netstat [OPTIONS]

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