network-device - Controls network devices
network device COMMAND …
The network device command shows low-level status information of network devices and other things.
The following commands are understood:
This command shows a list of all device that are currently present on this system. This includes PHYs and serial devices as well.
- DEVICE discover
Runs a discovery for many hooks on the given device.
This will check if the hook can find for example a DHCP server or DSLAM and thus predict for what the device should be used.
- DEVICE identify
This command only works for Ethernet adapters and will make those that support this feature flash for a few seconds.
It is handy to find the right device to put the cable in.
- DEVICE monitor
This command creates a monitor interface for wireless modules.
An instance of link:tcpdump will be started and show all frames that are sent or received on the 802.11 layer (layer 2).
- DEVICE status
This will show you very detailed information about the given device.
- DEVICE unlock
This command will unlock the SIM card in a modem. Only serial devices are supported which are the most 4G or 3G modems.
For the PIN or PUK code, the user will be prompted.