NetWork - Interface

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1 - About

Computer - Interface in Network.

A network interface is a system's (software and/or hardware (NIC)) interface between:

  • two pieces of equipment
  • or protocol layers (see socket)

in a computer network.

A network interface will have a network address such as a node Id and a port number.

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3 - Function

Network interfaces provide standardized functions such as:

  • passing messages,
  • connecting
  • disconnecting,
  • etc.

4 - Examples

5 - Management

5.1 - Display

5.1.1 - Windows GUI

5.1.2 - netsh

with Windows - netsh (Netshell)

netsh interface show interface
:: or for one
netsh interface show interface "interface name"
Admin State    State          Type             Interface Name
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Enabled        Disconnected   Dedicated        Wifi Virtual Miniport
Enabled        Connected      Dedicated        Wifi
Enabled        Connected      Dedicated        VirtualBox Host-Only Network
Enabled        Connected      Dedicated        Loopback
Enabled        Disconnected   Dedicated        Local Area Connection
Enabled        Disconnected   Dedicated        Wifi Virtual Miniport 2
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5.1.3 - netstat

with Network - (netstat|network statistics) command-line tool

netstat -r
===========================================================================
Interface List
 41...34 02 86 07 03 4f ......Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network) #2
 21...34 e6 d7 58 c4 af ......Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (3) I218-LM
 14...34 02 86 07 03 4b ......Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
 17...00 ff b0 8b c2 15 ......Juniper Network Connect Virtual Adapter
 16...36 02 86 07 03 4c ......Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #4
 15...36 02 86 07 03 4b ......Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #3
 44...0a 00 27 00 00 2c ......VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter
 45...0a 00 27 00 00 2d ......VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter #2
  1...........................Software Loopback Interface 1
 31...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
 24...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
 32...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #4
 20...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #5
 26...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #6
 18...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
 25...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #9
 29...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #10
===========================================================================

5.1.4 - ifconfig

On windows, you can only show all interface. For only one, see netsh

ifconfig /all

5.2 - Status

Display the status of interfaces on the network with netstat

netstat -i

5.3 - Disabled

netsh interface set interface name="Local Area Connection" admin=DISABLED

5.4 - Configuration

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6 - Documentation / Reference

network/interface.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/06 16:02 by gerardnico