IPROUTE Configure Network Via Console

Veteran users will remember ifconfig however this is slowly but surely being replaced with the iproute command. Below is some basic examples on how to configure your network configuration via iproute.

Bring Up And Down eth0

Auto Config Using DHCP

Set A Ip Address

Below we set the IP to and the netmask

Determine IP Address Information For An Interface

Use any of the following to list the information and configuration for an interface

Set Default Gateway

Display Routing Table

Addng A Route

Delete A Route

Find The Route To A IP Address

Replace IPADDRESS with the numbered ip address of the destination machine.

Finding the LAN Neighbours IP and MAC addresses