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[EnGarde] Re: Graceful IP change - please help

From: Ryan W. Maple <ryan_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Mar 13 2003 - 17:10:41 GMT
To: engarde-users@engardelinux.org

Jerry,

On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Jerry Kapron wrote:

> I need to change the IP configuration on my remote EnGarde box. I've never
> done it before and I'm afraid that I'll lose access to it if something goes
> wrong. The network and the gateway address have to change as well. Is
> editing /etc/network/interfaces and rebooting the box all that has to be
> done? I'd really appreciate some quick help.. I need to do this by the end
> of the day today, since the co-location admin will disable the old route by
> tonight.

Yes, /etc/network/interfaces it the only thing that has to change. You shouldn't even need to reboot, `/etc/init.d/network restart' should work fine.

However it's always good practice to have somebody with physical access a phone call away on the off-chance something should go wrong. :)

-r


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