17 March 2009

BackTrack is the very famous Live CD Linux Distribution, and it is use for Penetration testing and it has wide range of security tools, to connect BackTrack computer with the network you have to configure IP address on the LAN Interface

To configure IP Address on the eth0 interface

#ifconfig eth0

If you want to configure IP Address with Subnetmask use following COmmand

#ifconfig eth0  netmask

To manually configure default gateway:

#route add default gw eth0

To Configure DNS servers IP Address:

#echo nameserver > /etc/resolv.conf

#echo nameserver >> /etc/resolv.conf

Turn on the LAN Card

#ifconfig eth0 up

To see Full Information about LAN Card

#ifconfig -a