What are ipconfig and ifconfig?

Trainee Asked on November 2, 2019 in Internet,   Networking.
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Ipconfig :- Internet Protocol Configuration.

Ifconfig :-  Interface Configuration

Ipconfig stands for Internet Protocol Configuration and this command is used on Microsoft Windows to view and configure the network interface.

The command ipconfig is useful for displaying all TCP/IP network summary information currently available on a network.  It also helps to modify the DHCP protocol and DNS setting.

Ifconfig (Interface Configuration) is a command that is used on Linux, Mac, and UNIX operating systems. It is used to configure, control the TCP/IP network interface parameters from CLI i.e. Command Line Interface. It allows you to see the IP addresses of these network interfaces.

 

Reviewer Answered on November 2, 2019.
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