network interface

The network interface object describes a generic network interface, and has information about the name and family of that interface. On the Mac these are commonly of type AF_INET, AF_LINK and AF_INET6.

Version Platforms
8.0.584.0 AIX, HP-UX, Mac, Red Hat, SUSE, Solaris, Windows
8.1.535.0 Debian, Ubuntu Raspbian


interface <integer> of <network> : network interface
interface of <network> : network interface


family name of <network interface> : string
family of <network interface> : integer