Network: TCP Packets

This statistic shows TCP packets/second.

When to Check TCP Packets

Rarely. Because packets usually map to protocol operations, it is often more useful to examine these using the Protocol statistics (for example, Protocol iSCSI operations, which allows other useful breakdowns based on the protocol).

TCP Packets Breakdowns

Table 6-32 Breakdowns of TCP Packets

Breakdown Description


Remote client, either as a hostname or IP address.

local service

TCP port: http/ssh/215(administration)/...


Relative to Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, in/out.

local IP address

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance IP address that packets are sent from or received on.

packet size

Size of the transmitted packet.


Time between when a packet is sent and when the ack is received.