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Old 04-13-2008, 04:33 AM   #1
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how do i disable DHCP client in solaris9?

i have installed solaris9. during installation i chosen DHCP. but noa i need to specify IP and host name manually. and i want to speed up startup precess. so how can i delete DHCP query at the startup?
how do i disable DHCP client in solaris9 and set network interface IP and name manually for ever? In suse this configurations implemented in a text file named eth0 in sysconfig directory. is exist such file in solaris?
thanks for your helps.
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You simply need to remove the /etc/dhcp.<your-interface-name> file and create a file named /etc/hostname.<your-interface-name> containing the static IP you want to set.

You'll probably also need to set /etc/defaultrouter, /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/resolv.conf.
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You can also define the name of your machine in the /etc/hostname.<interface> and then associate it with its ip in /etc/hosts. For instance for my own solaris 9 box, kushana, I have

raub@kushana-109>cat /etc/hostname.hme0
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thanks for your helps friends


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