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Re: hostname of the modem gateway

On 1/2/2018 7:15 AM, David Wright wrote:
On Tue 02 Jan 2018 at 06:25:29 (+0100), john doe wrote:
On 1/2/2018 12:12 AM, Max Power wrote:
Hi guys,
with the new release of Debian 'Stretch', the route command has been replaced
but what other command returns the hostname of the modem/router gateway...?
# route
gateway = home.telecomitalia.it
# ip route
gateway =

$ ip -r r

You need to ask for the resolver with -r.

man ip-route documents the arguments/commands, but you need
man ip for the options (which are common).

Thanks for reply, Max Power.

You could try the host(1) utility:

$ host


$ host
Host not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)

Looks like is not your default route.

John Doe

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