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IPCALC(1)						      General Commands Manual							 IPCALC(1)

NAME
ipcalc - perform simple manipulation of IP addresses SYNOPSIS
ipcalc [OPTION]... <IP address>[/prefix] [netmask] DESCRIPTION
ipcalc provides a simple way to calculate IP information for a host. The various options specify what information ipcalc should display on standard out. Multiple options may be specified. An IP address to operate on must always be specified. Most operations also require a netmask or a CIDR prefix as well. OPTIONS
-c, --check Validate the IP address under the specified family. If no address family is specified, IPv4 is assumed. -4, --ipv4 Specify IPv4 address family (default). -6, --ipv6 Specify IPv6 address family. -b, --broadcast Display the broadcast address for the given IP address and netmask. -h, --hostname Display the hostname for the given IP address. -m, --netmask Calculate the netmask for the given IP address. It assumes that the IP address is in a complete class A, B, or C network. Many net- works do not use the default netmasks, in which case an inappropriate value will be returned. -p, --prefix Show the prefix for the given mask/IP address. -n, --network Display the network address for the given IP address and netmask. -s, --silent Don't ever display error messages. AUTHORS
Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com> Preston Brown <pbrown@redhat.com> IPv6 supported wedged in by David Cantrell <dcantrell@redhat.com> REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs at http://bugzilla.redhat.com/ COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 1997-2008 Red Hat, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE. Red Hat, Inc. April 30 2001 IPCALC(1)

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IFCONFIG(8)						      System Manager's Manual						       IFCONFIG(8)

NAME
ifconfig - configure a TCP/IP device SYNOPSIS
ifconfig [-I ip-device] [-h ipaddr] [-n netmask] [-iv] DESCRIPTION
Ifconfig initializes a TCP/IP device setting the IP address and/or netmask. It will report the address and netmask set. This command may be used if the system has not been configured properly yet. It is only used at boot time to set a fixed address for a system without a physical ethernet. Normally the inet task will find it out by itself from the RARP server. OPTIONS
-h The decimal TCP/IP address to set. -n The netmask to set. -i Don't set the IP address or netmask if already set. This way ifconfig cannot interfere if the numbers have been found out by RARP. -v Report IP address and netmask. This is the default action if there are no other options. SEE ALSO
hostaddr(1), rarpd(8), set_net_default(8), boot(8). AUTHOR
Kees J. Bot (kjb@cs.vu.nl) IFCONFIG(8)

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