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Old 08-25-2011, 12:39 PM   #1
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Not sure how to do this

How do I change, or view, the IP of a system without logging in? Specifically Redhat (centos)

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Old 08-25-2011, 12:47 PM   #2
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In one simple sentence: use a Live CD.

Proceed as follows

- get a live CD (Fedora, Ubuntu, TTYlinux, DSL, pick your pick...)
- burn the CD
- start the system with that CD
- log in (if need be)
- issue an Fdisk -l to find the hard drive
- mount the hard drive
- navigate to the system's network settings file
- open it with the editor provided in the Live CD
- edit & save


Did quite a few rescues this way, believe me, this approach works.




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