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Old 10-05-2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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Setting ip settings on boot

How can I tell solaris 11 to set my net0 ip settings to netmask on boot? Also what do I need to edit to set my default route to I've been doing route add default after each reboot.
Old 10-05-2013, 06:49 PM   #2
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I'm a Solaris newb but this may work (happy to be corrected):

# unconfigure and remove any dhcp info
ifconfig net0 unplumb
rm -f /etc/dhcp.*
ifconfig net0 plumb

# set IP
cat << EOF > /etc/hostname.net0 broadcast up

# add subnet to known networks
cat << EOF >> /etc/netmasks

# set default gateway
echo "" > /etc/defaultrouter
You'll need to this from the console not via ssh
Old 10-06-2013, 05:50 AM   #3
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Solaris 11 new IP stack obsoleted most of the previous way to configure networking.

You should now use dladm, netadm, ipadm, route and the likes to do it if you really want locally configured addresses.

It is however much simpler to rely on a dhcp server (i.e. use ncp Automatic profile).

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