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NAME dropwatch - kernel dropped packet monitoring utility

SYNOPSIS dropwatch

DESCRIPTION dropwatch dropwatch is an interactive utility for monitoring and recording packets that are dropped by the kernel

OPTIONS Currently dropwatch supports no command line options, but will shortly.

INTERACTIVE COMMANDS START Tells the kernel to start reporting dropped packets

STOP Tells the kernel to discontinue reporting dropped packets

EXIT Exits the dropmonitor program

HELP Displays summary of all commands

SET ALERTLIMIT <value> Sets a triggerpoint to stop monitoring for dropped packets after <value> alerts have been received

Neil Horman Mar 2009 dropwatch(1)