June 3, 2014

Linux Basics - Static IP and Network Configuration on Debian Linux

Linux Basics - Static IP and Network Configuration in Debian Linux

This guide explains how to configure static IP address, dns configuration and hostname on debian based Linux distributions on the shell. It will be same in server & desktop.

1 Preliminary Note

Suppose you are working in a data center or company and your boss puts a dumb debian server setup and you need to configure it in the running environment. Yes it is little painstaking, but not very tough task. In my case I have a dumb debian server which was installed by someone in his networking environment and I want to make it functional in my static IP environment. Suppose I have a vacant IPĀ and I will implement it in my environment. My IP details are as follows:

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