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Securing the Network in Oracle® Solaris 11.3

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Updated: September 2018
 
 

How to Flush the Packet Log Buffer

This procedure clears the buffer and displays the output on the screen.

Before You Begin

You must become an administrator who is assigned the IP Filter Management rights profile. For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  • Flush the packet log buffer.
    # ipmon -F
Example 26  Flushing the Packet Log Buffer

The following example shows the output when a log file is removed. The system provides a report even when the log file is empty, as in this example.

# ipmon -F
0 bytes flushed from log buffer
0 bytes flushed from log buffer
0 bytes flushed from log buffer