This video will demonstrate setting up a static IP in Ubuntu Server. Commands used in this tutorial(seperated by one blank line): ifconfig sudo vi …

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  1. thank you ive been surfing around the web for a while now trying to find what to do if i couldnt find my etc/network/interfaces, thanks to you i found it at /etc/network/interfaces

  2. Ran into a problem after assigning static address to my VM NIC. I got "No route to host" for any network activity I tried. The solution was to assign a static address inside the VLAN range for the switch my host machine was connected to.

  3. Great video. Thank you… It all worked for me except I got the following message: failed to bring up eth0 instead of ssh stop/waiting etc… Why is that happening?

    btw, my IP changed to 192.168.0.120 static, but i got the message "failed to bring up eth0"

  4. I've spent all afternoon searching for a network/interfaces tutorial and this one is by far the best one that I've seen yet. Thanks for doing the extra explanations for subnet, network and dns. <3

  5. Excellent video. Could you explain nameservers in detail. What is the significance of the google 8.8.8.8 …. name servers? When and where do you put in the actual ip address (108.195.2.xxx) if you have set up a server at home? If you have a web page with a DNS of 97.74.42.xxx do you have Godaddy.com change their namesrver to point at your home server?
    Thanks

  6. I have followed this to the "T" a few times and every time I reboot the server I have to re-do the DNS nameserver info in the /etc/resolv.conf file. I have rebuilt the server now 4 times and still have the same issue. DNS nameservers refuse to save. What is screwed up or causing the resolv.conf file to erase all info wich has been saved. Thanks

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