This tutorial will cover the most used SS commands in Linux with examples to make using the SS command easier.
Knowing what connections and sockets exist within your server is key to keeping your server safe and secure. This command is much like the netstat command; however, this command is newer and provides more easily-readable output compared to its older counterpart.
We’ll look at some of the most used ss commands with examples to help make your use of this great tool easier. We will use an Ubuntu VPS running version 22.04, but this should work on any modern Linux distribution. Let’s get into it.