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How To Detect Physical Interface Connectivity to the Network in Linux

How to verify, if cable is connected to the interface in Linux? How to verify physical connection to network on interface in Linux?

If you are away from the server and unable to see if ethernet cable is connected to the particular interface in server, but you have another connection (i.e.: via iLO Console), you can use ethtool to verify physical connectivity on that interface remotely.
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