How to Configure Static IP Address on CentOS 6.2 Linux Server

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After you have installed CentOS 6.2 linux server, the network configuration will be like this.

    DEVICE="eth0"
    HWADDR="xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx"
    NM_CONTROLLED="yes"
    ONBOOT="no"
    

The system will no get the ip automatically and the network interface will not auto start even after the server rebooted. Follow this steps to set static ip and set it auto start once rebooted in CentOS 6.2 :

1. Configure eth0:

    [[email protected] ~]# vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
    
    DEVICE="eth0"
    HWADDR="00:0C:29:67:51:B1"
    NM_CONTROLLED="yes"
    ONBOOT="yes"
    IPADDR=192.168.1.44
    BOOTPRO=static
    NETMASK=255.255.255.0
    

2. Configure Default gateway:

    [[email protected] ~]# vi /etc/sysconfig/network
    
    NETWORKING=yes
    HOSTNAME=centos6.2
    GATEWAY=192.168.1.1
    

3. Restart Network interface:

    [[email protected] ~]# /etc/init.d/network restart
    

or

    [[email protected] ~]# Service network restart
    

4. Configure DNS server:

    [[email protected] ~]# vi /etc/resolv.conf
    
    nameserver 8.8.8.8
    nameserver 192.168.1.1
    


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