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Oracle Solaris Administration: Network Interfaces and Network Virtualization     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Overview of the Networking Stack

Network Configuration in This Oracle Solaris Release

The Network Stack in Oracle Solaris

Network Devices and Datalink Names

Administration of Other Link Types

Part I Network Auto-Magic

2.  Introduction to NWAM

3.  NWAM Configuration and Administration (Overview)

4.  NWAM Profile Configuration (Tasks)

5.  NWAM Profile Administration (Tasks)

6.  About the NWAM Graphical User Interface

Part II Datalink and Interface Configuration

7.  Using Datalink and Interface Configuration Commands on Profiles

8.  Datalink Configuration and Administration

9.  Configuring an IP Interface

10.  Configuring Wireless Interface Communications on Oracle Solaris

11.  Administering Bridges

12.  Administering Link Aggregations

13.  Administering VLANs

14.  Introducing IPMP

15.  Administering IPMP

16.  Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

Part III Network Virtualization and Resource Management

17.  Introducing Network Virtualization and Resource Control (Overview)

18.  Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

19.  Configuring Virtual Networks (Tasks)

20.  Using Link Protection in Virtualized Environments

21.  Managing Network Resources

22.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage

Overview of Network Traffic Flow

Monitoring Traffic and Use of Resources (Task Map)

Gathering Statistics About Network Traffic on Links

How to Obtain Basic Statistics About Network Traffic

How to Obtain Statistics About Ring Usage

How to Obtain Statistics About Network Traffic on Lanes

Gathering Statistics About Network Traffic on Flows

How to Obtain Statistics on Flows

Setting Up Network Accounting

How to Configure Extended Network Accounting

How to Obtain Historical Statistics on Network Traffic



Chapter 22

Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage

This chapter describes tasks for monitoring and gathering statistics about the use of network resources in a physical as well as a virtual network environment. The information can help you analyze resource allocation for provisioning, consolidation, and billing purposes. This chapter introduces the two commands that you use to display statistics: dlstat and flowstat.

The following subjects are discussed: