• Netstat is short for network statistics.
  • Command line tool that is use to display the current network connections and port activity on your compute.
  • Netstat is a available on various operating systems.
  • Netstat can be combines with subcommands or switches to alter the output.
Netstat output
netstat output


it will show the same output as netstat but it will show only numbers and not name.


Display active connections and which TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol) pots are listening for a connection.


Displays the executable involved in creating each connection or listening port.

In some case well known executables host multiple independent components, and in these cases these sequence of components involved in creating the connection or listening port is display.

In some case well knows executable name is in [ ] at the bottom, on top is the component it called , and so forth until TCP\IP was reach.

Note that this option can be time-consuming and will fail unless you have sufficient permission.


A command shows the fully qualified domain name of the address that we are connects to.

If you want to know more about SSL , please check on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netstat

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