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Setting a Static IP

In this learning activity, you will take the DHCP assigned IP address and assign it as a static IP. This is an unforgiving exercise. If you misconfigure the IP address settings, you will need to restart the lab.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Nov 14, 2018

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  1. Challenge

    Configure Static IPs

    nmcli con

    In your career you will need to work with a variety of hardware and device names. In this lab, for this generation of hardware, the network interface DEVICE will normally be eth0. If you observe a different interface DEVICE id for the primary interface adjust the scripts to make use of that DEVICE id.

    nmcli con mod System\ eth0 ipv4.method manual ipv4.addresses ipv4.gateway ipv4.dns ipv4.dns-search ec2.internal
  2. Challenge

    Verify That the Address Is Now Set Manually, Not Dynamically

    nmcli con show System\ eth0 | grep ipv4
  3. Challenge

    Restart Networking

    systemctl restart network

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