Network Configuration and Debugging
All modern systems are networked, so network configuration and troubleshooting are fundamental skills for every systems administrator. In this chapter, we will learn how the Linux network stack works and how to use the tools for working on it—both universal and distribution-specific.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Linux network stack
- Network interfaces and addresses in Linux
- Routes and neighbor tables
- Distribution-specific configuration methods
- Network troubleshooting