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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Networking

Command

Action

ifconfig

Manage network interfaces.

iptables

Administer firewall facilities (2.4 kernel).

named

Translate between domain names and IP addresses.

nameif

Assign names to network devices.

netstat

Print network status.

nfsstat

Print statistics for NFS and RPC.

nsupdate

Submit dynamic DNS update requests.

portmap

Map daemons to ports (renamed rpcbind).

rarp

Manage RARP table.

rndc

Send commands to a BIND nameserver.

route

Manage routing tables.

routed

Dynamically keep routing tables up to date.

rpcbind

Map daemons to ports (replaces portmap).

rpcinfo

Report RPC information.

traceroute

Trace network route to remote host.

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