What does ifconfig eth0 do? ifconfig stands for “interface configuration.” It is used to view and change the configuration of the network interfaces on your system. Here, eth0, lo and wlan0 are the names of the active network interfaces on the system. eth0 is the first Ethernet interface.
What is the IP config? ipconfig (standing for “Internet Protocol configuration”) is a console application program of some computer operating systems that displays all current TCP/IP network configuration values and refreshes Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS) settings. ipconfig.
What is nslookup command? nslookup is the name of a program that lets an Internet server administrator or any computer user enter a host name (for example, “whatis.com”) and find out the corresponding IP address or domain name system (DNS) record.
How do I check my IP configuration? First, click on your Start Menu and type cmd in the search box and press enter. A black and white window will open where you will type ipconfig /all and press enter. There is a space between the command ipconfig and the switch of /all. Your ip address will be the IPv4 address.