aniket - this line indicates the type of broadcat for the...

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1)arp -a command will report on all the information it has stored on the ARP table during the usage of  the network for this host 2) The first line in ifconfig file for eth1  Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:23:4d:34:88:58  , link  encap indicates the type of the link for eth1. Where as Hwaddr indiacates the physical address of the  eth1. Second Line   inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask: ,  inet addr  indicates the ip address of the host computer. Bcast indicates the Broadcast address of the network.  Mask indicates the masking bits for the network. In next line  inet6 addr: fe80::223:4dff:fe34:8858/64  Scope:Link  indicates the Ipv6 address of the computer. In next line  UP BROADCAST RUNNING  MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
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Unformatted text preview: this line indicates the type of broadcat for the network. In this case it is MULTICAST. In next two lines RX packets:42 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:369 TX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 indicate details about both RX and TX packets. collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 indicates the number of collisions while transmitting the packets. 3)In this case Ethtool command displays Ethernet card settings 4) ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 autoneg off changes the speed of the Ethernet, it sets off the auto-negotiation for ethernet eth0. ifconfig eth1 hw ether 0a:80:48:BA:d1:30 command sets afake MAC address for the ethernet. We set the fake MAC address to communicate with other hosts in the same LAN....
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course CPSC 545 taught by Professor Kizza during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston.

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