IFCFGSection: Linux (8)
Updated: September 24 2009
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NAMEifcfg - simplistic script which replaces ifconfig IP management
ifcfg [ DEVICE ] [ command ] ADDRESS [ PEER ]
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the ifcfg command.
This is a simplistic script replacing one option of ifconfig , 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.
NOTESThis script is not suitable for use with IPv6.
SEE ALSOIP Command reference ip-cref.ps
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