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Some useful command with iproute2

Feb 18, 2013, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linuxaria)

As I wrote more than 2 years ago, the network tools (often referred as net-tools) ifconfig, netstat and route that should be familiar to anyone that has worked with a terminal, have been deprecated in favour of the iproute2 suite from some years. iproute2 is intended to replace this entire suite of legacy Unix networking tools that were previously used for the tasks of configuring network interfaces, routing tables, and managing the ARP table, but which have not been developed since 2001. You can find some examples of the usage of the iproute commands on my articles about:

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