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Network Command

There are following types of network command which is used in operating system.

a) ARP

Display or manipulate the ARP information on a network device or computer.

b) Finger

The finger command available in unique/Linux is different. It allows a user to find sometimes personal information about a user. This information can include in when they read their E-mail etc. If the user creates a plan or other related file, the user can also display additional information.

c) Host name

The host name command display the host name of window XP computer currently logged into.

d) Ping

Pink is one of the most commonly used and known commands. This can help determine if the network is available to communicate with the network.


The NBTSTAT MS-DOS utility is that displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connection using NBT.

f) Net

The net command is available in MS-DOS/window and is used to set view and determined network settings.

g) Netstat

It is used to display the TCP/IP network protocol statistics and information.

h) NS Lookup

The NS lookup is MS-DOS utility that enables a user to do a reverse lookup on an IP address of a domain on a network.

i) Route

It enables computers to view and modify the computers routable.

j) Pathping

It is a MS-DOS utility available for window 2000 and window XP user. This utility enables a user to find network latency and network loss.

k) IP Config

It is a MS-DOS utility that can be used from MS-DOS and a MS-DOS shell to display the network setting currently assigned and given by a network. These commands can connection as well as to verify your network setting.

l) Tracert/Traceroute

The tracer route command in ms-dos/window or the trace route command in unique/Linux and variant is another command to help determined network relative issues. Using this command, we can view a listening of how a network packet travels through the network and where it may fail or slow down.

m) Whois

The whois command available in unique/Linux variants helps allow a user to identify a domain name. This command provides information about domain name.


It is available in window allow a user to display network and network adepter information.

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