Assign Fix IP to Server in Red Hat linux Part -2

Assign Fix IP to Server in Red Hat linux Part -2

When to use static addressing and when to use dynamic addressing? These decisions are subjective, they depend on your accessed needs, your specific requirements. It consistently are usually more important than the specific decisions you make. In a traditional company LAN, this is an easier decision to make as you typically have fewer servers than other hosts. It’s Provisioning and installation tools make providing static configurations to  the new hosts easy and using such tools will change your work flow and requirements.

This scope of this tutorial is to explain how we can edit and make changes to Network Configurations on CentOS 7.0/Redhat, more specific how we can set up a Static IP addresses on the network interfaces using system network scripts, which is a must be configured to serve Internet-facing network services, and how to configure or change RHEL/CentOS 7.0 system hostname.

  • You will need the following information in order to complete this configuration:

    – IP Address
    –  Gateway Address
    –  Broadcast Address
    –  Netmask
    –  Network Address
    – DNS Server Addresses
    – System Hostname

There are two sections intended to provide just basic guidance to those who have not already been through this decision-making process. Experienced system administrators will likely have their own set of rules and requirements that may differ from what is discussed here.

 

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