[K12OSN] WAN eth1 DHCP to static IP

Sudev Barar sudev at mantraonline.com
Wed May 12 05:54:22 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 10:47, Jim Doyle wrote:
> I have been using DHCP to "Automatically obtain IP address" for my WAN
> eth1 with no problems.  The school has given me 10.x.x.x "Statically set
> IP address". I would like to change to the Static IP address.
> I can change from DHCP to Static in the "Network Configuration"
> "Ethernet Device" for "eth1" by selecting "Statically set IP addresses" 
> and entering the "Address", Subnet mask" and the "Default gateway
> address".
Use "neat" and graphically set the IP to static in tab for eth1

> And my question is: Do I have to make any other changes?
> I believe I would have to restart the server ... Right?
No. All you have to do is "service network restart" But if you are using neat then you can de-activate eth1, edit and activate it again. No need to bring down server.

Sudev Barar
Learning Linux

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