Everything related to networking, from the network configuration up to DNS resolving. Test and configure your system with these articles.


Most Linux systems are connected to a network as a client system, or to provide services to other systems. Knowing how to configure, monitor, and audit the network configuration is more than useful. In this section we look at the available options. Network configuration The system itself can’t talk with other systems if it doesn’t have any protocol to communicate. Nowadays that is mostly IP . The local configuration for the network is usually stored in /etc/network or in a network manager in /etc.