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iostat: How does it work? (Doc ID 1011282.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.4 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
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Commonly iostat is used to check the disk/lun/device IO activities and it is useful to know how these data are collected to make better judgment on the IO performance.


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