How to Assign Default Route - Linux

Enter the command to view the system's routing table. Then enter the command to assign 192.168.1.1 as the default route.

I did:

>route

Whts next?
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TintinCommented:
route -n

will show you the routing table.

route add default gw 192.168.1.1

will add a default gateway, until next reboot.  To make it permanent depends on which Linux distro you are using.

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F-J-KAuthor Commented:
Great! One more question before closing the thread.

I need to check Network Traffic Over a Specific NIC (eth0). I did

netstat -t -u -n - However this checks for all NIC. I just need for eth0.

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TintinCommented:
netstat -tun

won't show you network traffic.  It will show you the connection table and the send/receive queue.

Is that what  you are really after?

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F-J-KAuthor Commented:
No, i need to see network traffic that goes on eth0 at real time regardless of what command name is. Any command you know will be ok for me
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TintinCommented:
There's plenty of tools for monitoring traffic in realtime.


I particularly like iftop (like top, but for interfaces).

You can see a list of various network utilities at

http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/networktools1.htm
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F-J-KAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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