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memstat [options] [stat args]

Gather statistics from a server


memstat  dumps the state of memcached(1) servers. It prints all data to stdout.



Display help.


Display version.


Operate quietly.


Operate more verbosely.


See -v|--verbose.

-s|--servers <list of servers>

Specify the list of servers as hostname[:port][,hostname[:port]...].


Enable non-blocking operations.


Disable Nagle's algorithm.


Enable binary protocol.


Buffer requests.

-u|--username <username>

Use username for SASL authentication.

-p|--password <password>

Use password for SASL authentication.

-A|--args <stat>

Stat args.

DEPRECATED: use positional arguments.

-a|--analyze [<arg>]

Analyze and print differences of a server cluster. A memory and uptime comparison is performed by default.



Memory and uptime comparison.


Network latency comparison.


Obtain and print server version(s) only.


Iteration count of GETs sent by the latency test (default: 1000).



Specify a list of servers.


Program Prefix

The prefix of this program is variable, i.e. it can be configured at build time.

Usually the client programs of libmemcached-awesome are prefixed with mem, like memcat or memcp.

It can be configured, though, to replace the prefix with something else like mc, in case of that, the client programs of libmemcached-awesome would be called mccat, mccp, etc. respectively.

See Also

memcached(1) libmemcached(3)

Referenced By


Jan 25, 2024 1.1 libmemcached-awesome