Displaying statistics

You can display various statistics, including statistics about CIFS and SMB, auditing, and BranchCache hashes, to monitor performance and diagnose issues.

Before you begin

You must have collected data samples by using the statistics start and statistics stop commands before you can display information about objects. For more information about these commands, see the Performance Monitoring Power Guide.


  1. Set the privilege level to advanced: set -privilege advanced
  2. Perform one of the following actions:
    If you want to display statistics for... Enter...
    All versions of SMB statistics show -object cifs
    SMB 1.0 statistics show -object smb1
    SMB 2.x and SMB 3.0 statistics show -object smb2
    CIFS subsystem of the node statistics show -object nblade_cifs
    Multiprotocol audit statistics show -object audit_ng
    BranchCache hash service statistics show -object hashd
    Dynamic DNS statistics show -object ddns_update
    See the man page for each command for more information.
  3. Return to the admin privilege level: set -privilege admin