Chapter 13. Troubleshooting Network Issues

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Viewing and manipulating TCP/IP configuration with ipconfig

Viewing the physical address with getmac

Checking connectivity with ping

Viewing the rout er path with tracert

Checking for data loss with pathping

Checking for records in DNS with nslookup

Viewing and Manipulating TCP/IP Configuration with ipconfig

The ipconfig command is a very useful command you can use to view and manipulate TCP/IP configuration information. It is most commonly used to view the TCP/IP configuration data for a system. You can do so with this command:

ipconfig

or

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /all shows much more detailed information, as ...

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