/etc/init.d/network restart

I run a BT client and few other server program on Linux. Sometime these programs get overloaded with too many connections and crashes. If I restart my apps, I see lots of old IPs in a TIME_WAIT state. How do I force and and close everything in a TIME_WAIT state under Linux operating systems?


I am a new CentOS Linux server user. How do I change hostname on CentOS Linux?

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How do I configure the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) properties of a network connection with a static IP address for servers running Linux operating systems? How do I configure static IP address under Debian Linux or Redhat / RHEL / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux server?


How do I restart network interface under Linux operating systems after making changes to IP configuration without rebooting the box?