Manage network interfaces - ip link

Manage network interfaces. More information: ip-link(8) - Linux manual page.

  • Show information about all network interfaces:

ip link

  • Show information about a specific network interface:

ip link show {{ethN}}

  • Bring a network interface up or down:

ip link set {{ethN}} {{up|down}}

  • Give a meaningful name to a network interface:

ip link set {{ethN}} alias "{{LAN Interface}}"

  • Change the MAC address of a network interface:

ip link set {{ethN}} address {{ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff}}

  • Change the MTU size for a network interface to use jumbo frames:

ip link set {{ethN}} mtu {{9000}}