Setting up a Static IP on a Debian machine

There are lots of times when you need a static IP on a machine — especially virtual machines or server systems. It’s pretty simple on a Debian system and can make your life much easier on Debian VMs so you can set up name resolution between the host and guest. Regardless of your reasons, we only have to edit a few files and run a few simple commands.

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Server 2016 Essentials setup guide: Setup Static IPs and the NIC (Part III)

This is part 3 of 6 in the series Server 2016 Essentials setup guide

After the initial install, we need to set the server up with a static IPv4 and IPv6 address… and yes, you need to set up IPv6!  First, we need to talk a little theory, do some planning and then apply the settings.  A little planning at this phase really will save you tremendous amounts of time later.  Nothing here is too difficult if you follow along with this quick guide, so let’s get at it! (more…)

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