linux: netstat: connection shows as established; however, not sure what the third column is saying or if there is a problem?

Hello Experts,

connection shows as established; however, not sure what the third column is saying or if there is a problem?

what does the third column mean?

thanks,
regards,

[user1@myredhatserver]$ netstat -anp | grep ESTABLISHED

tcp   0  11040  192.168.0.1:3100  192.168.0.2:36157   ESTABLISHED -

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Kerem ERSOYPresidentCommented:
Hi,

If you'd listed all the output without filtering with grep you'd see the heading. The second column is Receive-Q and the third is Send-Q. According to man pages these values are:


Recv-Q
       The count of bytes not copied by the user program connected to this socket.

Send-Q
       The count of bytes not acknowledged by the remote host.


Cheers,
K.

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epifanio67Author Commented:
Thank you KeremE,

here is where I get confused:
the connection is established; then how or why the Send-Q column be so high?
is the remote host accepting a connection but dropping a high percentage of packages?

thanks so much,

Regards,
epifanio67Author Commented:
thank you!
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