Linux Networking Commands

22 Linux Networking Commands for Sysadmin

A system administrator’s routine tasks include configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and managing servers and networks within data centers. There are numerous tools and utilities in Linux designed for administrative purposes. In this article, we will

Linux Network Information Tool

What IP – A Network Information Tool for Linux

What IP is a graphical-based simple network information tool which provides information about IP address and listening ports. It is written in Python and GTK3. It is released under GPL3 license and the source

Install netstat in Linux

How to Install netstat Command in Linux

Netstat – derived from the words network and statistics – is a command-line utility used by system administrators for analyzing network statistics. It displays a whole manner of statistics such as open ports and

Test Network Throughput in Linux

How to Test Network Throughput Using iperf3 Tool in Linux

iperf3 is a free open source, cross-platform command-line based program for performing real-time network throughput measurements. It is one of the powerful tools for testing the maximum achievable bandwidth in IP networks (supports IPv4

Ping Multiple Linux Hosts

Fping – A High Performance Ping Tool for Linux

fping is a small command line tool to send ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) echo request to network hosts, similar to ping, but much higher performing when pinging multiple hosts. fping totally differs from

Deprecated Linux Networking Commands

Deprecated Linux Networking Commands and Their Replacements

In our previous article, we have covered some useful command line networking utilities for Sysadmin’s for network management, troubleshooting and debugging on Linux. We mentioned some networking commands that are still included and supported