Apart from configuring network devices, ifconfig also gives diagnostic information such as RX bytes, TX bytes and dropped packets.

IGEL Setup >

> Disable ifconfig logging


true / false

By default Ifconfig logging is included in Netlog logging. However, you can disable it here.

IGEL Setup >

> Log only if ifconfig output changes



  • no: log on every netlog run
  • error_counter: log only if an error counter or the address changes
  • all: log on every change of ifconfig output

IGEL Setup >

> Number of Rotate files


2 ... 4

Keep up to this number of rotated files (also compressed), the current log not included (which is limited to 600 lines).

IGEL Setup >

> Logfile rotate size in MiB


2, 4, 6

Rotate when the size of the uncompressed file reaches this size in MiB.

IGEL Setup >

> Trigger tcpdump log


true / false

Trigger the saving of tcpdump logs if an error counter increases or if the IP address changes.