troubleshooting Question

Linux determine which NIC has connectivity or not.

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Running Linux distro I think RH9 with VMWare ESX 3.1 server.

I have 4 NICs in this server, how can I tell which one is which?  Is there a command that will tell me the link status.  I've tried ifconfig and netstat but neither will tell me if the link is up or down.  What I was going to do is just unplug each one at a time and see which loses connectivity and then I'd know which is which.

Maybe there's an easier way.....

Thank you in advance,

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