ITtoolbox: What Is This ss Program Thingy?
Jan 26, 2007, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Those of you who peek and poke around your linux file system
may have come across a program called 'ss.' No it is not a secret
code to the gestapo nor is it the initials of my name. It is part
of the iproute2 package and it is a very useful program. It usually
resides in /sbin or /usr/sbin.
"The 'ss' program is an acronym for 'sockstat' or socket
statistics. Don't we geeks love our acronyms :). This program was
written by Alexey Kuznetsov. But what does it do...?"