Package net-tools

Basic networking tools

The net-tools package contains basic networking tools,
including ifconfig, netstat, route, and others.
Most of them are obsolete. For replacement check iproute package.

File Formats
File Description
ethers Ethernet address to IP number database
System Administration
Command Description
arp manipulate the system ARP cache
ether-wake A tool to send a Wake-On-LAN "Magic Packet"
ifconfig configure a network interface
ipmaddr adds, deletes, and displays multicast addresses
iptunnel creates, deletes, and displays configured tunnels
mii-diag Network adapter control and monitoring
mii-tool view, manipulate media-independent interface status
nameif name network interfaces based on MAC addresses
netstat Print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade...
plipconfig fine tune PLIP device parameters
route show / manipulate the IP routing table
slattach attach a network interface to a serial line