lo loop back network interface device configuration file on Linux Fedora 10



Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command

 

   The example below show the lo loop back network interface configuration file on Linux Fedora 10.  The lo loop back network interface device configuration file on Linux Fedora 10 located under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory.  The guide below, list the command examle to show the lo loop back interface device configuration file on Linux Fedora 10.

 

Show lo loop back network interface device configuration properties:

1.  Change user using su command.  Command use: $ su or $ su -

Change user using su command

[fedora10@fedora ~]$ su

Password:

[root@fedora fedora10]#

 

2.  Change to network scripts configuration directory.  Command use: # cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

Network scripts configuration directory

[root@fedora fedora10]# cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

[root@fedora network-scripts]#

 

then use pwd command to verify.  Command use: # pwd 

[root@fedora network-scripts]# pwd

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts

[root@fedora network-scripts]#

 

3.  List contents inside directory using ls command... command output below show the contents of network-scripts directory on Linux Fedora 10.  Command use: # ls or # ls /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

Contents of network-scripts directory on Linux Fedora 10

[root@fedora network-scripts]# ls

ifcfg-eth0    ifdown-ppp     ifup-ipsec   ifup-sl

ifcfg-lo      ifdown-routes  ifup-ipv6    ifup-tunnel

ifdown        ifdown-sit     ifup-ipx     ifup-wireless

ifdown-bnep   ifdown-sl      ifup-isdn    init.ipv6-global

ifdown-eth    ifdown-tunnel  ifup-plip    net.hotplug

ifdown-ippp   ifup           ifup-plusb   network-functions

ifdown-ipsec  ifup-aliases   ifup-post    network-functions-ipv6

ifdown-ipv6   ifup-bnep      ifup-ppp

ifdown-isdn   ifup-eth       ifup-routes

ifdown-post   ifup-ippp      ifup-sit

[root@fedora network-scripts]#

 

4.  To show the lo configuration file on Linux terminal use cat command as show on example below.  Command use: # cat ifcfg-lo or # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-lo

 lo loop back network interface configuration file

[root@fedora network-scripts]# cat ifcfg-lo

DEVICE=lo

IPADDR=127.0.0.1

NETMASK=255.0.0.0

NETWORK=127.0.0.0

# If you're having problems with gated making 127.0.0.0/8 a martian,

# you can change this to something else (255.255.255.255, for example)

BROADCAST=127.255.255.255

ONBOOT=yes

NAME=loopback

[root@fedora network-scripts]#

 

5.  To show lo device configuration file using graphical text editor gedit... execute command as show on example below on Linux Fedora 10 X terminal...   Command use: # gedit ifcfg-lo &  or # gedit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-lo &

View loop back lo device properties

[root@fedora network-scripts]# gedit ifcfg-lo &

[root@fedora network-scripts]#

 




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