I want to print 2 fields together, all open ports and the application using it. This is my command but it only prints the port numbers and still missing the program field:

netstat -lnt -u -p | awk '{print $4}' | sed 's/.*://' | sort -n | uniq

How can I modify this to print also the Program name as in "PID/Program name" will return "java"

A sample of "netstat -lnt -u -p" looks like this:

tcp , 0 , 0 , ,* , LISTEN , 2969/java

And I want to see only the port number and the program name:

 36195 java
  • @AFSHIN every time you edit last 2 fields disappear from the command output. please be careful – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 11:13
  • No, I'm just formatting it, nothing more! nothing going disappear there. – αғsнιη Aug 17 '17 at 18:32

Shortened solution:

netstat -lpunt | awk -F' +|:+|/' '$5{print $5,$10}' | sort -n
  • -F' +|:+|/' - field separator (space(s), colon(s) or slash)

  • $5 - port number

  • $10 - program name

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  • thanks it works well, could you explain a bit for future reference? – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 10:14
  • @Spring, the main trick here is in field separator, which allows to access the needed fields by its numbers/positions. We can visually determine which fields should be printed – RomanPerekhrest Aug 17 '17 at 10:17
  • tnx and how did you calculate the number 10? program name is the 7th field – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 13:44
  • @Spring, again, compound field separator will separate the filed containing a potential delimiter into several fields, e.g. will be divided into 2 fields and 36195 – RomanPerekhrest Aug 17 '17 at 14:26
  • ok in this case using double "$5" is not really necessary right? I see {print $5,$10} also works – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 14:46

You need to print out the 6th field as well as 4th

This should return what you expected to have. (as I don't know the command result and surely there will be a more efficient way.)

netstat -lnt -u -p | awk '{print $4,$6}' | sed 's/.*://' | sort -n | uniq

Here is the way you could get the only port and programName (no extra sed Is needed and sort command can uniqe with its -u option):

netstat -lnt -u -p | awk -F"[,:/]" '{print $5,$NF}'| sort -un
36195  java
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  • @tnx it almost worked but I dont wanna see the pid either, now it looks like this: 2014 2969/java – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 9:56
  • I updated the question – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 10:04
  • could you print the full command I couldnt make this work – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 10:09
  • hmm that prints nothing for me..but RomanPerekhrest answer worked well. Thanks for your time – Spring Aug 17 '17 at 10:12
  • thanks, that's maybe because the output is different that you posted in your question, – αғsнιη Aug 17 '17 at 10:17

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