Moving Away From NetTools And Using IPRoute2

For years nettools has been the defacto standard, commands like ifconfig netstat route etc has been drilled into our typing fingers muscle memory. However more and more systems are using the new IPRoute2 commands, and eventually the old ways will die are the basics on how to use these new IP commands

Setting An Ip Address

Setting the IP to, with netmask

Show Current IP Address

Delete IP Configuration

Show Routing Table Entry

Display The Route Packets Will Go Through

Changing The Default Route

Show Network Statistics

Show Network Statistics For Specific Interface

Show ARP Entries

Monitor Netlink Messages

Deactivate Network Interface

Activate Network Interface