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 ifconfig - Dissected and demystified

The ubiquitous ifconfig is a command which has a whole lot of functions. Apart from the most commonly used function of setting up the parameters of the network interfaces in Linux, it also provides a good amount of data which gives interesting clues about the state of the network. This article takes a look at the data spewed by ifconfig and explains how it can be analysed to arrive at practical conclusions.
ifconfig - dissected and demystified

 (Submitted by sas Mon Dec 11, 2006 )


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