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Old 10-11-2007, 06:17 AM   #1
sklnner
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linxu command: router ip


hello again, another very easy question for you
[edit]: g i mispelled linux, god they re gonna eat me alive for this..i hear them coming!
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question:
- what command can i use (in xterm maybe? i dont know) to find the router ip address that is connected to the system? its running suse linux
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- possible next question: from the command results, where exactly is the router ip address (in case it has more than one ips listed)
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hint:
- the pc is configured and running linux and its not mine
- i dont know anything about linux, just yesterday i tried to identify what version is running for a start, with the help of some nice people here
- i dont know a lot about networking either, but i try to learn
(unfortunately all guides are too theoritical and hardly explain the practical part...)
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thnx

Last edited by sklnner; 10-11-2007 at 06:46 AM.
 
Old 10-11-2007, 09:00 AM   #2
bsdunix
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what command can i use (in xterm maybe? i dont know) to find the router ip address that is connected to the system?
These commands will show the gateway IP, which is usually a router:
Code:
# route
or
Code:
# netstat -r
The "Gateway" column will show the gateway IP. Here's an example of a simple routing table:
http://support.novell.com/techcenter...c2006_0406.gif

Here's some helpful info:

Understand the basics of Linux routing
http://articles.techrepublic.com.com...5-1052888.html

Last edited by bsdunix; 10-11-2007 at 09:07 AM.
 
  


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