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How to Configure Linux OS Ethernet TCP/IP Networking (Doc ID 132044.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server Itanium UnitedLinux (32-bit) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture) Linux x86-64


This note explains how to configure network interface using Ethernet and TCP/IP protocol. The example here is based on LINUX OS but concepts are same for most of the operating systems with minor variations.Also included are list of useful network commands.


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In this Document
 1. Check If Kernel Recognized Network Card.
 2. Configuring Network File
 3. Create Network Interface File
 4. Bring Up Network
 5. Checking Network Device Up or Not
 6. Shutting Down Inteface
 7. Try Connecting
 8. Routing Troubleshooting.
 9. Verify Route and Default Gateway
 10. Useful Network Commands

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