NETWORKCTL(1) networkctl NETWORKCTL(1)
networkctl – Query the status of network links
networkctl [OPTIONS…] COMMAND [LINK…]
networkctl may be used to introspect the state of the network links as
seen by systemd-networkd. Please refer to systemd-networkd.service(8)
for an introduction to the basic concepts, functionality, and
The following options are understood:
Show all links with status.
Print a short help text and exit.
Print a short version string and exit.
Do not print the legend, i.e. column headers and the footer with
Do not pipe output into a pager.
The following commands are understood:
Show a list of existing links and their status. Produces output
IDX LINK TYPE OPERATIONAL SETUP
1 lo loopback carrier unmanaged
2 eth0 ether routable configured
3 virbr0 ether no-carrier unmanaged
4 virbr0-nic ether off unmanaged
4 links listed.
Show information about the specified links: type, state, kernel
module driver, hardware and IP address, configured DNS servers,
When no links are specified, routable links are shown. Also see the
Produces output similar to
● State: routable
Address: 10.193.76.5 on eth0
192.168.122.1 on virbr0
169.254.190.105 on eth0
fe80::5054:aa:bbbb:cccc on eth0
Gateway: 10.193.11.1 (CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.) on eth0
Show LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) status.
On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.
systemd-networkd.service(8), systemd.network(5), systemd.netdev(5)
systemd 229 NETWORKCTL(1)