Section: Linux (8)
Updated: September 24 2009
ifcfg - simplistic script which replaces ifconfig IP management
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This manual page documents briefly the
This is a simplistic script replacing one option of
, namely, IP address management. It not only adds
addresses, but also carries out Duplicate Address Detection RFC-DHCP,
sends unsolicited ARP to update the caches of other hosts sharing
the interface, adds some control routes and restarts Router Discovery
when it is necessary.
IFCONFIG - COMMAND SYNTAX
- it may have alias, suffix, separated by colon.
- add, delete or stop.
- optionally followed by prefix length.
- optional peer address for pointpoint interfaces.
This script is not suitable for use with IPv6.
IP Command reference ip-cref.ps