Monthly Archives: October 2011

Additional Network Windows tools

Command line tools:

arp – Shows the ARP(Address Resolution Protocol) cache and adds and removes MAC(Medium Access Control) address from the cache.

hostname – Shows the host name of the local computer.

ipconfig – shows the TCP/IP configuration

nbtstat – shows the statistics and connections of NetBIOS over TCP/IP client

netdiag – conducts network tests. (Not compatible with Windows 7)

pathping – network tool that combines the functionality of ping and tracert. (Only windows NT)

route – shows the IP routing table, adds and deletes IP routes.

tracert – network tool for tracing a route to remote systems.



tar -cvf <fileToBackup> <locationToStoreBackup>

-c – Creates a new archive

-v, –verbose   – replies verbosely while processing files

-f, –file   – use archive or device ARCHIVE

to unpack

tar -xzf <fileName.tar.gz>

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