Network Commands For Windows

Some basic CMD commands that are useful when troubleshooting networking issues on Microsoft Windows.

Display IP configuration for Windows and Local Area connection
>ipconfig ⁄all

Display hostname of computer

Clear DNS Cache
>ipconfig ⁄flushdns

Release IP Address
>ipconfig ⁄release

Renew IP Address
>ipconfig ⁄renew

Open Network Connections folder
>control netconnections

Send ping request to test connection
> ping

Perform trace route

Display current connections

Display current ARP entries
>arp -a