I am running Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) and would like to set up a static IP address. I work with RHEL so I thought I would be able to locate a file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 but I have no such file on my system .
What's the use of /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth* files ? In some cases ifconfig lists the interface eth0 but I don't find the corresponding ifcfg-eth0 file whereas in other instances if I create the ifcfg-eth1 file and restart the network like service network restart - this interface is not listed in ifconfig ??
Create /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:0 (etc) files for each one. You can base it off the existing ifcfg-eth0 file and remove the HWADDR= line and amend the rest of the details to match ... [by TrevorH]
I recently did a desktop installation of CentOS 6.4 for the very first time and have had issues trying to connect to the web.
Thus far the following three steps have been configured:
Network connections: I connected a network cable and setup a wired network connection using the following Device Mac Address - Device Mac Address : 00:19:D1:A5:06:75
Ifcfg-eth0 setting: I then proceeded to set the