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Re: netstat for reporting only TCP and UDP end points

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Gregg Levine <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Karthik Balaguru
> <karthikbalaguru79@........> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 9:54 PM, Christopher Faylor
>> <..............> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 06:11:46PM +0530, Karthik Balaguru wrote:
>>>>I have been trying to use the command of 'netstat -a -n -f inet' to
>>>>generate a report on all network end points not just the ESTABLISHED
>>>>(-a option) by printing the IP addresses as dotted-decimal numbers(-n
>>>>option), but only for TCP and UDP end points(-f inet option). But,
>>>>strangely, the '-f inet' option does not seem to work in cygwin.
>>> Not so strange.
>>> netstat isn't a cygwin command. ?It is a native Windows command.
>> :-)
>> Interesting.
>> Then, I think then there is some difference between the windows
>> netstat and linux netstat.
>> Thx,
>> Karthik Balaguru
> Hello!
> Quite so. The one included with the Linux TCP/IP packages provides
> much more detail, and even finer details over what is seen, even
> including what happens and of course why it does do that. And it is
> constantly evolving.

So, in linux, it has evolved alot ! Great !

> By contrast the Windows one, is based on an earlier one to match their
> early BSD derived TCP/IP stack and is only slowly catching up.

So, windows version is not equivalent to that of linux . Okay !

> However further discussion is decidedly off topic for this group, and
> I only decided to say even that much because CGF really didn't want
> to.

Okay, i will discuss regarding it with the relevant forum.

Karthik Balaguru

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