(NETwork STATistics) A command line utility that reports the status of TCP/IP and Ethernet connections. Netstat comes with all major operating systems, but the Linux/Unix versions provide the most command options. GUI-based versions for Windows, such as NetStat Live and X-Netstat, are also available. See IPCONFIG and NSLOOKUP.Windows Netstat CommandsFollowing are some of the commands used in the Windows version of netstat.Command Purpose netstat ? Help with commands netstat -a Active ports netstat -e Ethernet statistics netstat -r Routing table netstat -s Stats for all protocols netstat -sp udp Stats for UDP protocol.