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Use ifconfig to reconfigure your Linux network

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This article for Linux networking newbies will give you a nice overview of how you would go about configuring your network from the command line.
The ifconfig eth0 up command on most Linux systems can be abbreviated to ifup eth0. The same holds true for deactivating an interface, so that ifconfig eth0 down can be abbreviated as ifdown eth0. Some Linux systems will even have a further abbreviated command for cycling an interface's status called ifupdown, which quickly deactivates then reactivates an interface, though this is less common than the individual ifup and ifdown abbreviated commands.
 read more | mail this link | score:7774 | -Ray, February 20, 2006
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