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Re: [SLE] Static IP Network card config.
  • From: Graham Smith <gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 04:41:41 +1100
  • Message-id: <200211080441.41026.gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 8 Nov 2002 03:50 am, Tech Office at Rainstix wrote:
> I don't know if this is the correct thread for this question but, where in
> SuSe 8.x do you configure gateways and DNS servers? The reason I ask is
> because I have a block of static IP addresses I got from Qwest. I have a
> Cisco 678 router which is assigned an IP address. I have a LinkSys DSL
> router/gateway assigned the an IP address, however my computers use
> for the gateway (of course).
> I am trying to configure my SuSe server on the domain to use a static IP
> address, I thought I had it correct using the Yast Network card
> configuration screen but when I assign a static IP address with a 255.x.x.x
> netmask, and then configure the gateway with the DSL router's address I
> cannot connect to the Internet. Here is what I have configured for advanced
> routing config.
> Destination:
> Dummy Gateway
> Subnet Mask:
> Decice (Optional)
> (blank)
> Note: When I configure it for DHCP it works. Any assistance would be
> appreciated.
> TdA

Have a look under YAST ----> Network/Advanced you will see "Host name and DNS"
in there add your Host name, Domain name and the Name servers.

And under the "Routing" on the above screen add your default gateway or set up
your own routing tables as required.


Graham Smith

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