UNIX – General Command Lines

You MUST be at the ROOT user to make/save any changes. You will need to save your changes in the /etc/rc.conf file. Network cards are referred to as dc0, dc1, dc2, etc based on their position on the PCI bus.

Display Current Config for all NIC’s: ifconfig
Display Current Config for dc0: ifconfig dc0
Assign IP/Subnet: ifconfig dc0 inet netmask
Assign Gateway: route delete default && route add default
Assign multiple IP’s: ifconfig dc0:0
Assign second IP: ifconfig dc0:1
Disable network card: ifconfig dc0 down
Enable network card: ifconfig dc0 up



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