What is the IDLE connection shown in TCP section of netstat -a output ? (Doc ID 1925475.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Explain what the IDLE entry represents that is displayed in "netstat -aP tcp" output

Solution

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