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changeubuntuserverfromdhcptoastaticipaddress [2013/07/05 13:06]
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 Let's open up the /​etc/​network/​interfaces file. I'm going to use nano, but you can choose a different editor. Let's open up the /​etc/​network/​interfaces file. I'm going to use nano, but you can choose a different editor.
  
-<blockquote>sudo nano /​etc/​network/​interfaces</​blockquote>+<code>sudo nano /​etc/​network/​interfaces</​code>
 For the primary interface, which is usually eth0, you will see these lines: For the primary interface, which is usually eth0, you will see these lines:
-<blockquote>auto eth0+<code>auto eth0
 iface eth0 inet dhcp iface eth0 inet dhcp
-</blockquote>+</code>
 As you can see, it's using DHCP right now. We are going to change dhcp to static, and then there are a number of options that should be added below it. Obviously you'd customize this to your network. As you can see, it's using DHCP right now. We are going to change dhcp to static, and then there are a number of options that should be added below it. Obviously you'd customize this to your network.
-<blockquote>auto eth0+<code>auto eth0
 iface eth0 inet static iface eth0 inet static
-&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp; ​address 192.168.1.100 +        ​address 192.168.1.100 
-&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp; ​netmask 255.255.255.0 +        netmask 255.255.255.0 
-&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp; ​network 192.168.1.0 +        network 192.168.1.0 
-&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp; ​broadcast 192.168.1.255 +        broadcast 192.168.1.255 
-&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp;&​nbsp; ​gateway 192.168.1.1+        gateway 192.168.1.1
  
-</blockquote>+</code>
  
 Now we'll need to add in the DNS settings by editing the resolv.conf file: Now we'll need to add in the DNS settings by editing the resolv.conf file:
-<blockquote>sudo nano /​etc/​resolv.conf</​blockquote>+<code>sudo nano /​etc/​resolv.conf</​code>
 On the line '​nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx'​ replace the x with the IP of your name server. (You can do ifconfig /all to find out what they are)  On the line '​nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx'​ replace the x with the IP of your name server. (You can do ifconfig /all to find out what they are) 
  
 You need to also remove the dhcp client for this to stick (thanks to Peter for noticing). You might need to remove dhcp-client3 instead. You need to also remove the dhcp client for this to stick (thanks to Peter for noticing). You might need to remove dhcp-client3 instead.
  
-<blockquote>+<code>
 sudo apt-get remove dhcp-client<​br /> sudo apt-get remove dhcp-client<​br />
 //OR_<br /> //OR_<br />
 sudo apt-get remove isc-dhcp-client sudo apt-get remove isc-dhcp-client
-</blockquote>+</code>
 Now we'll just need to restart the networking components: Now we'll just need to restart the networking components:
-<blockquote>sudo /​etc/​init.d/​networking restart+<code>sudo /​etc/​init.d/​networking restart
  
-</blockquote>+</code>
 Ping www.google.com. If you get a response, name resolution is working(unless of course if google is in your hosts file). Ping www.google.com. If you get a response, name resolution is working(unless of course if google is in your hosts file).
  
changeubuntuserverfromdhcptoastaticipaddress.txt · Last modified: 2013/07/05 13:07 by deftesprit