rcinet - Restarts, starts, or stops Internet network services
on the system
You must specify one of the following options with the
rcinet command: Restarts the network on the system.
Starts the network on the system. Stops the network on
You can restrict the restart, start, or stop operation to
either IPv4 or IPv6 networks by specifying inet or inet6,
respectively, as the second parameter. By default, the
script assumes both IPv4 and IPv6.
The rcinet script allows system administrators to restart,
start, or stop the Internet network services on the system
while it is running in multiuser mode by using one of the
Superuser privilege is required.
Warn users that the system is being removed from the network.
File systems that were not mounted using the /etc/fstab
file or the automount command must be unmounted with the
umount command. You must remount these file systems using
the mount command after the network is started on your
The rcinet script prints an error message to stderr if the
network is not configured on the system.
The network shell scripts are located in /sbin/init.d with
symbolic links in /sbin/rc0.d and /sbin/rc3.d.
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