10 Essential Linux Network Commands

Hello folks, today let’s take a look at some 10 essential Linux network commands. These commands may be used to configure, to troubleshoot your network or to obtain some more information all via the terminal in Linux. So let’s go!

10 Essential Linux Network Commands – 1. Ping (Packet Internet Groper) PING command sends packet requests to the address you specify to test the connectivity between 2 nodes.

Note that the ping command will keep executing unless you ping with -c option to exit after N number of requests.

2. Netstat Netstat command displays different information including open sockets and routeing tables. Run netstat command alone to see a list of open sockets. Netstat has a ton of opitons.

Add the option -r to display information on the routeing table. Continue reading

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