Re: hostname of the modem gateway
- Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2018 09:31:24 -0500
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: hostname of the modem gateway
On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 12:12:47AM +0100, 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 = 192.168.1.1
> Thanks for reply, Max Power.
I bet one or both of those will help, in the long run.
Note that the gateway address given by DHCP is available in a variable
that dhclient-enter-hooks scripts can use. You probably want to get it
that way instead of running "ip route" or "route" or "netstat -r" or
any other command.