How to fix – bash: ifconfig command not found

Ifconfig command not found

This tutorial will be helpful for fixing the issue – bash: ifconfig command not found

Issue

$ ifconfig

bash: ifconfig: command not found

Nowadays the net-tools packages are deprecated and we need to install them on RHEL / Debian-based systems and we can install them manually if it is required. Alternative ways to check the IP details is by IP address command.

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How to Enable ifconfig in RHEL /  Debian-based systems

For Debian based systems use the below command

sudo apt-get install net-tools -y

For RHEL based systems use the below command

yum install net-tools -y

ifconfig o/p

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