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IFDATA(1)			   moreutils			     IFDATA(1)

NAME
       ifdata -	get network interface info without parsing ifconfig output

SYNOPSIS
       ifdata [options]	{iface}

DESCRIPTION
       ifdata can be used to check for the existence of	a network interface,
       or to get information abut the interface, such as its IP	address.
       Unlike ifconfig or ip, ifdata has simple	to parse output	that is
       designed	to be easily used by a shell script.

OPTIONS
       -h
	   Print out a help summary.

       -e
	   Test	to see if the interface	exists,	exit nonzero if	it does	not.

       -p
	   Prints out the whole	configuration of the interface.

       -pe
	   Prints "yes"	or "no"	if the interface exists	or not.

       -pa
	   Prints the IPv4 address of the interface.

       -pn
	   Prints the netmask of the interface.

       -pN
	   Prints the network address of the interface.

       -pb
	   Prints the broadcast	address	of the interface.

       -pm
	   Prints the MTU of the interface.

       Following options are Linux only.

       -ph
	   Prints the hardware address of the interface.

       -pf
	   Prints the flags of the interface.

       -si
	   Prints out all the input statistics of the interface.

       -sip
	   Prints the number of	input packets.

       -sib
	   Prints the number of	input bytes.

       -sie
	   Prints the number of	input errors.

       -sid
	   Prints the number of	dropped	input packets.

       -sif
	   Prints the number of	input fifo overruns.

       -sic
	   Print the number of compressed input	packets.

       -sim
	   Prints the number of	input multicast	packets.

       -so
	   Prints out all the output statistics	of the interface.

       -sop
	   Prints the number of	output packets.

       -sob
	   Prints the number of	output bytes.

       -soe
	   Prints the number of	output errors.

       -sod
	   Prints the number of	dropped	output packets.

       -sof
	   Prints the number of	output fifo overruns.

       -sox
	   Print the number of output collisions.

       -soc
	   Prints the number of	output carrier losses.

       -som
	   Prints the number of	output multicast packets.

       -bips
	   Prints the number of	bytes of incoming traffic measured in one
	   second.

       -bops
	   Prints the number of	bytes of outgoing traffic measured in one
	   second.

AUTHOR
       Benjamin	BAYART

moreutils			  2006-03-07			     IFDATA(1)

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