[Dshield] Foundry ServerIron - Read "show int" output

Shawn Berg shawn at saeweb.com
Thu Sep 11 17:54:29 GMT 2003

Am trying to get some in/output stats on some ports of a FoundryNetworks
ServerIron we have at our office. Executing the "show int eth 15" I get the
output below. Now you will see the 5 min. output rate is quite a bit higher
than the 5 min input rate, which should be the exact opposite for this port
as the server connected to this port pulls in a lot of data, but sends out
very little. Is it possible that by the term IN they mean "IN to the switch"
and by OUT they mean "OUT the port"? Hopefully somebody will help me.

FastEthernet15 is up
  Hardware is FastEthernet, address is XXXXXXXX
  Configured speed auto, actual 100Mbit, configured duplex fdx, actual fdx
  Member of L2 VLAN ID 1, port is untagged, port state is FORWARDING
  STP configured to ON, priority is high, flow control enabled
  mirror disabled, monitor disabled
  Not member of any active trunks
  Not member of any configured trunks
  Port name is XXXXXXX
  5 minute input rate: 169712 bits/sec, 309 packets/sec, 0.21% utilization
  5 minute output rate: 3676576 bits/sec, 493 packets/sec, 3.75% utilization
  3451406913 packets input, 531989909 bytes, 0 no buffer
  Received 73053 broadcasts, 0 runts, 0 giants
  29630 input errors, 0 CRC, 658 frame, 0 ignored
  0 multicast
  1669682543 packets output, 856659322 bytes, 0 underruns
  0 output errors, 0 collisions
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