Debian Networking Settings

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[1] Change to static IP addres if you use Debian as a server.
root@dlp:~#

vi /etc/network/interfaces
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).
# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
# The primary network interface
auto eth0

# make it comment
#

iface eth0 inet dhcp

# add follows
iface eth0 inet static
address 10.0.0.30

# specify IP address

network 10.0.0.0

# specify network address

netmask 255.255.255.0

# specify subnet-mask

broadcast 10.0.0.255

# specify broadcast address

gateway 10.0.0.1

# specify default gateway

dns-nameservers 10.0.0.10

# specify name server

root@dlp:~#

ifdown eth0 && ifup eth0
[2] Disable IPv6 if not needed.
root@dlp:~#

echo “net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1” >> /etc/sysctl.conf

root@dlp:~#

sysctl -p

net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
root@dlp:~#

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:0c:29:48:32:ff
          inet addr:10.0.0.30  Bcast:10.0.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:1395 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1109 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:131131 (128.0 KiB)  TX bytes:148632 (145.1 KiB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:376 (376.0 B)  TX bytes:376 (376.0 B)
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