Network | NIC

POSTED ON 3 January, 2018

This section describes how to configure and operate with physical network NICs.

NIC Interfaces Table

This table lists all the physical network interfaces available in the system.

NAME. System name for the physical interface.
ADDRESS. IP address assigned to a given interface.
MAC. MAC address that is assigned to a certain NIC.
NETMASK. Network mask assigned to the NIC.
GATEWAY. Default gateway used by this NIC.
STATUS. The status of a given NIC, the available values are Green if the NIC is up and Red if the NIC is down or the link has not been detected.
ACTIONS. The available actions for every NIC in the table are the following:

  • Edit. Change the NIC configuration like IP address, netmask and gateway.
  • Bring up. Set the interface up and configured to accept traffic.
  • Bring down. Set the interface down and stop accepting traffic.
  • Unset. Remove the NIC configuration.


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