While running netstat -s on Linux, I got below statistics for IP protocol (information for other protocols are omitted),

    322937 total packets received
    0 forwarded
    0 incoming packets discarded
    322932 incoming packets delivered
    213695 requests sent out
    14 outgoing packets dropped

Regarding below two statistics,

"322932 incoming packets delivered"
"213695 requests sent out"

Does the first mean 322932 incoming packets delivered to the application layer? Does the second one mean that there are 213695 requests initiated from this server have been sent out?

Your help is appreciated!

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