Linux Networking Commands

Get the Info

ifconfig : Configure a network interface

ip a : show / manipulate routing, devices, policy routing and tunnels

ifrename : Rename network interfaces based on various static criteria

ifup :  up the ethernet devices

ifdown : down the ethernet devices

ifcfg  : used to configure network interfaces

hostname : show or set the systemâs host name

ping : send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts

traceroute : print the route packets trace to network host

ss :  used to show socket statistics 

For Troubleshooting 

tracepath :  traces path to a network host discovering MTU along this path

dig :DNS lookup utility

route :show / manipulate the IP routing table

ethtool  :Display or change ethernet card settings

ftp :ARPANET file transfer program

netstat : Print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships

tcpdump  : dump traffic on a network

nslookup : query Internet name servers interactively

Remotely Login

rlogin : Remote login

ssh : OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)

telnet :user interface to the TELNET protocol

rsh : 


iwconfig : configure a wireless network interface

iwevent : Display Wireless Events generated by drivers and setting changes

iwgetid :  Report ESSID, NWID or AP/Cell Address of wireless network

miitool : View, manipulate media-independent interface status

iwlist : Get more detailed wireless information from a wireless interface

host : DNS lookup utility

iwspy : Get wireless statistics from specific nodes

arp : manipulate the system ARP cache

arping : send ARP REQUEST to a neighbour host

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