Learn about two ways to configure a network address for a CentOS machine: statically and dynamically. And look at two ways to make those settings happen.
- [Narrator] A network address is a fundamental piece … of information about a server which lets … it communicate with its local network … and, usually, with other networks … across the internet. … And that address can be one of two types. … Either static or dynamic. … The address for a server is usually … fixed or static. … So, the server doesn't float around the network, … and so it's always accessible at … a consistent place. … There's two ways to make sure a server … has a fixed address. … The first, which we'll look at in a little bit, … is to directly set the address on the server. … Depending on your use case, this can be … an optimal way to go. … But, you need to keep track of … the addresses you're using to make sure … there's no conflict with other systems. … The other way of setting a fixed, predictable … address is actually to use DHCP, … which is normally used to give client … devices an address that can change over time. … If we control the DHCP server, we can reserve … an IP address and assign it consistently based …
- What is CentOS?
- Installing CentOS
- Configuring networking manually
- Configuring the network with NetworkManager
- Connecting remotely
- Working with security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)
- Setting up a firewall
- Setting up a web server
- Sharing user home folders with Samba
- Setting up a desktop environment
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Administration
3. Working with Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
4. Working with Common Services and Applications
5. Using a Desktop
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