Viewing statistics on a regular basis allows you to see how well your network is performing. If you keep simple daily records, you can see trends emerging and notice problems arising before they cause major network faults. In this way, statistics can help you get the best out of your network.
The status monitoring facility provides information about the switch.
This information may be useful for your technical support representative if you have a problem. ExtremeXOS software includes many command line interface (CLI) show commands that display information about different switch functions and facilities.
NoteFor more information about show commands for a specific ExtremeXOS feature, see the appropriate chapter in this guide.