JDK-4691932 : Programmatic access to network parameters
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.net
  • Affected Version: 1.2.0,1.2.2,1.3.0,1.4.0,1.4.2,5.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS:
    generic,solaris_8,windows_95,windows_2000,windows_xp generic,solaris_8,windows_95,windows_2000,windows_xp
  • CPU: generic,x86,sparc
  • Submitted: 2002-05-27
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2005-07-13
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Description
This RFE is submitted to collect the various bugs/rfes that relate to 
programmatic access to network interface parameters. Items that have
frequently been requested include :-

- Broadcast address 
- Subnet mask 
- Mac/hardware address
- MTU size
- State (up/down)
- Know if network interface supports multicasting
- Know if network interface is the loopback interface
- Know if address is dynamic
- Enumerate logical (virtual) interfaces instead of physical interfaces

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Comments
EVALUATION See comments.
2004-09-12