Network Interface Card Configuration

Ifconfig: 7 Examples To Configure Network Interface

by Ramesh Natarajan on March 9, 2009

Ethernet Card
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This article is written by Lakshmanan G

Ifconfig command is used to configure network interfaces. ifconfig stands for interface configurator. Ifconfig is widely used to initialize the network interface and to enable or disable the interfaces.

In this article, let us review 7 common usages of ifconfig command.