Important MS-DOS Command Use For Computer Networks And Internet

You will learn now in my previous post about basic command in using MS-DOS. This command can be used in all versions of windows operating system. Now lets take into the advance level of using the MS-DOS. The command used for the computer networks and internet connections. This includes how to view the network information, networks, devices and connectivity. And how to check the availability of the network host controller or a certain website. This is useful for the students who taking up technical courses and other courses of the computer. 

1. VIEWING NETWORK INFORMATION OF YOUR COMPUTER

If your computer is connected to another computer that uses communication devices such as routers and network switch, either in your office works or in your home. If you need to get or display the network information on your computer, you need to use the command ipconfig or ipconfig /all and press enter key.


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2. CHECK WEBSITE CONNECTIONS AND NETWORK LOCATION

In order to verify the network connections from one computer to another computer within the networks of computer, you can use ping command of MS-DOS. And also you can use this command if you want to check the connectivity of a certain site. 

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Since you are using ping google.com -t, it's understood that the system generate the connections continuously without stopping. So if you want to stop it use the CTRL + C keys in your keyboard. Then if you want to check the connectivity of your connections using the ip address you can use also the command, ex. ping 192.168.1.1 -t

3. FIND YOUR MAC ADDRESS OF YOUR COMPUTER NETWORKS

MAC stands for Media Access Control, this is useful, such as filtering other computers using your router gateway using the MAC address table. You can use the getmac command of MS-DOS by simply typing it in command line.

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4. HOW TO CHECK NETWORK PORTS AND CONNECTIONS

This command is used to check active network connections between your system and any other networks via local area connections and internet through your ISP (Internet Service Provider).

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If you want to view a list with all the network connections and the listening ports type in the command line the netstat /a

5. HOW TO RESET NETWORK IP ADDRESS

The command ipconfig /release is used to reset all the ipv4 IP addresses use in your network. This is useful if your connections got slow speed or bandwidth lose. To take it back all your connections, just type in your command line ipconfig /renew 

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All the information above is very useful whenever you will encounter problems in your networks or in your internet connections. And also useful when you wanted to find information for a certain applications, like a router settings, database, or creating networks for computer and setting up ISP connections.

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Arnel is a Blog creator and writer, A founder and publisher of www.combinebasic.com and www.nuggetro.info. Part time Computer Instructor, Computer And Electronic Technician, And performing job as Biomedical Machine Specialist. I'm an avid fan of social media and very interested in Technical information and innovation.

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