iostat question

Posted on 2011-10-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
In Solaris or any UNIX version for that matter will I get correct info (or an error) with the below command string:

iostat -xn -T d
Question by:Rhiaanon44
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    Accepted Solution

    I don't know what option -T is.

    This should work like

    iostat -xn -d

    Author Comment

    Hi thanks. Is the -T option for timestamp?
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    Expert Comment

    You might mean -t for iostat though have not used solaris recently nor have access to test the iostat option which should be the same.
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    Assisted Solution

    The command in Solaris

    # iostat -xn -d -t

    will display extended status of network and disk I/O statistics with timestamp information.
    LVL 76

    Assisted Solution

    -x -n are mutually exclusive options.
    and when both are used the output is equivalent to iostat -x -dt
    You do not have to separate each argument you can get the same results using iostat -xtd.

    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you experts! Arnold the -t option was it. Thanks!

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