7.1. Kernel Level Options

This section includes information on setting IP options within the kernel at boot time. An example of these options are ip_forward or ip_bootp_agent. These options are used by setting the value to a file in the

directory. The name of the file is the name of the command.

For example, to set ip_forward enabled, you would type

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

7.1.1. General IP option listing