AIX - How to get network speed and statistic of ethernet adapter in AIX

AIX - How to get network speed and statistic of ethernet adapter in AIX

 
Question : How to get network speed of ethernet adapter in AIX.
Answer : netstat command with option "v" can be used to get network speed of ethernet adapter in AIX. Look for media speed value in respective ethernet. A quick way to look for media speed would be using grep command.
Example :
root@server # netstat -v |egrep 'ETHER|Speed'
ETHERNET STATISTICS (ent0) :
Media Speed Selected: Auto negotiation
Media Speed Running: 1000 Mbps Full Duplex
ETHERNET STATISTICS (ent2) :
Switch ID: ETHERNET00
ETHERNET STATISTICS (ent1) :
Media Speed Selected: Auto negotiation
Media Speed Running: 1000 Mbps Full Duplex


Question : How to get network statistic of ethernet adapter in AIX.
Answer : "entstat -d <interface>" command can be used to display statistic of specific ethernet adapter in AIX. Alternative, "netstat -v" command can be used to display statistic of all ethernet adapter in AIX.
Example :
root@server # netstat -v <--- To display network statistic of all enthernet adapter
root@server # entstat -d en0 <--- To display network statistic of en0
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