Chapter FIFTEEN. Basic IP Configuration
15.1 Basic Networking Kernel Parameters
15.2 Data-Link Level Testing
15.3 Changing Your MAC Address
15.4 Link Speed and Auto-Negotiation
15.5 What's in an IP Address?
15.7 Static Routes
15.8 The netconf File
15.9 Dynamic IP Allocation: RARP and DHCP
15.10 Performing a Basic Network Trace
15.11 Modifying Network Parameters with ndd
15.12 IP Multiplexing
15.13 The 128-Bit IP Address: IPv6
15.14 Automatic Port Aggregation (APA)
This chapter reviews how we configure Basic IP functionality. It contains a discussion on MAC addresses and how we associate a MAC address with an IP address: the ARP protocol as well as RARP. We also discuss the emergence of IPv6 and the implications of supporting ...