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The new '''iproute2''' suite, primarily by using its new ip command, is intended to replace the old network tools, including '''arp''', '''ifconfig''', '''iptunnel''', '''iwconfig''', '''nameif''', '''netstat''', and '''route'''. These programs (except '''iwconfig''') are included in the net-tools package that has been '''unmaintained''' for years.   
 
The new '''iproute2''' suite, primarily by using its new ip command, is intended to replace the old network tools, including '''arp''', '''ifconfig''', '''iptunnel''', '''iwconfig''', '''nameif''', '''netstat''', and '''route'''. These programs (except '''iwconfig''') are included in the net-tools package that has been '''unmaintained''' for years.   

Latest revision as of 11:54, 21 June 2017


The new iproute2 suite, primarily by using its new ip command, is intended to replace the old network tools, including arp, ifconfig, iptunnel, iwconfig, nameif, netstat, and route. These programs (except iwconfig) are included in the net-tools package that has been unmaintained for years.

Relationship to New Commands

Deprecated command Replacement command(s)
arp ip n (ip neighbor)
ifconfig ip a (ip addr), ip link, ip -s (ip -stats)
iptunnel ip tunnel
iwconfig iw
nameif ip link, ifrename
netstat ss, ip route (for netstat-r), ip -s link (for netstat -i), ip maddr (for netstat-g)
route ip r (ip route)

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