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How To Monitor Port Utilization Statistics Using NetSight or CLI

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TitleHow To Monitor Port Utilization Statistics Using NetSight or CLI
Objective
How to Find Port Utilization Statistics Using NetSight
Environment
  • S-Series
  • K-Series
  • Securestack
  • 7100-Series
  • All NetSight Versions
  • EXOS 
    • All EXOS Versions
Procedure
For Enterasys platform switches:
  • Run the "Interface Utilization" Flex View in NetSight
  • There is also a "Port Utilization by %" Flexview you can enable polling every 30 seconds to see the total utilization percentage
  • To view through CLI in S/N/K Series:
'show rmon history interval <internal> wide'


For EXOS platform switches:
  • Run the "Interface Utilization" Flex View in NetSight
  • To view through the EXOS CLI:
show ports utilization {bandwidth | bytes| packet

Additionally statistics can also be collected using Remote Monitoring (RMON). The Flex View within the Interface Statistics screen will need to be changed to 'RMON Ethernet Statistics' to collect statistics through RMON. To enable RMON in EXOS:
Enable RMON
 
Example of retrieved statistics in NetSight:
   Interface Statistics Flex View

 
   Interface Statistics Flex View


 
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