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IFCONFIG(InterFace CONFIGurator) A Mac, Unix and Linux command line utility that is used to display and manage the IP address assigned to the machine it is running in. Typing ifconfig at the command line will display all the IP interfaces currently assigned. For example, in a computer with Ethernet and Wi-Fi, there will be two IP addresses. See IPCONFIG, the Windows counterpart.