Linux network configuration library for Python
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pynetlinux: Linux network configuration library for Python

This library contains Python bindings to ioctl calls


  • ifconfig

    • List interfaces
    • Bringing interfaces up and down
    • Setting and getting the IP address and netmask
    • Setting and getting link mode
    • Ethernet flow control
    • Retrieve interface statistics (bytes/packets tx/rx, etc)
  • brctl

    • Create and destroy bridges
    • Add/remove interfaces to bridges
    • Set forwarding delay
  • tap

    • Create and destroy taps
    • File object API
  • route

    • Get default gateway / interface


  • Roman Lisagor
  • Sam Roberts
  • Anoop Karollil
  • Richard Feng