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Old 06-17-2008, 05:41 PM   #1
yusufs
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commands to assign IP


Hai all,

I have 2 ethernet adapters in my Linux RHEL ES 4 box.. how can I allocate all IP settings (IP,Gateway,DNS ) using commands and activate that ethernet..

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Yusuf
 
Old 06-17-2008, 06:17 PM   #2
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I'll assume that the two adapters are eth0 and eth1. Replace words prefixed with $
With static IP:
Code:
ifconfig eth$n $ip # set ip adress
ifconfig eth$n netmask $nmask # probably 255.255.255.0
route add default $gateway # set up gateway through your gateway (probably a router or modem)
ifconfig eth$n up # activate
With DHCP:
Code:
dhclient # it should check both interfaces and activate them automatically
 
  


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