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Rp_filter is short for reverse path filtering on Linux. We can use this to filter packets on Linux. Here are 5 common questions about rp_filter. What is reverse path filtering? Reverse path filtering is a mechanism adopted by the Linux kernel, as well as most of the networking devices out there to check whether a …

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actimeo is a common NFS mount option in Linux. actimeo=0 can make a big performance difference in the production environment. What does actimeo mean in nfs mount? The “actimeo=0” option means turn attribute caching off. The actimeo option actually makes the time duration the nfs client holds the various cache attributes like “acregmin”,”acregmax”,”acdirmin” and “acdirmax” …

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Linux command nfsiostat can be used to determine the average Round Trip Time (avg RTT) in milliseconds which is a good measurement for storage performance issue. The nfsiostat command is available in later versions of the nfs-utils package. What does nfsiostat output mean? Understanding nfsiostat command output How to troubleshooting NFS performance? What does nfsiostat …

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