DOS commands for Network Engineers.

  • To see the system information: systeminfo
  • Display Connection Configuration: ipconfig /all
  • Display DNS Cache Info Configuration: ipconfig /displaydns
  • Clear DNS Cache: ipconfig /flushdns
  • Release All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /release
  • Renew All IP Address Connections: ipconfig /renew
  • Re-Register the DNS connections: ipconfig /registerdns
  • Change/Modify DHCP Class ID: ipconfig /setclassid
  • Network Connections: control netconnections
  • Test Connectivity: ping
  • Displays the TCP/IP protocol sessions: netstat
  • Display Local Route: route
  • Display Resolved MAC Addresses: arp
  • Display Name of Computer Currently on: hostname
  • Display DHCP Class Information: ipconfig /showclassid
  • Name Server Lookup: nslookup
  • Access and maintain a Microsoft File/Printer Sharing environment: net
  • For Traces the route: tracert  (press ctrl+break to came out of this command)
  • Combines functions of Ping and Tracert : pathping /?
  • Used to retrieve the information about a user on a network: finger

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