Subject: Re: nightly report "network" section.
To: Perry E.Metzger <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/12/2003 19:35:49
On Sun, Dec 07, 2003 at 05:27:20PM -0500, Perry E.Metzger wrote:
> "Greg A. Woods" <> writes:
> > How about using awk instead, which would avoid the explicit use of magic
> > column numbers, and would also allow the output columns to be spread out
> > a bit more to deal with the common case where the existing netstat
> > report doesn't leave enough width for the numbers?
> Thanks for the script -- I committed it (with some minor formatting
> changes) as part of /etc/daily.
> For people who still want the old verbose output of netstat, I've
> added a "full_netstat" variable in daily.conf which they can set to
> "YES", the default is "NO".

Why are you changing the default behaviour?

IMHO it should be reversed. Its you who want a smaller output.