I had been using dynamic 512kbps ADSL internet access with FC acting as a
gateway and router in the office for sometime now. As traffic had
over the pass years, the management decided to sign up with a static
On this FC router, eth0 is set to DHCP and eth1 is configured with an IP
Can I use back the existing configuration?
Well, the only thing you'll need to do is once that you've received your
static IP address assignment, reconfigure eth0 with the static IP address,
instead of DHCP. You can do this either by running system-config-network,
or by hand-editing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0. Change
"BOOTPROTO=dhcp" to "BOOTPROTO=none", and add "IPADDR=aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd",
"NETMASK=aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd" and "GATEWAY=aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd". Then, ifdown
followed by ifup eth0, to reconfigure the port.
Thanks. I also have a samba machine. I would like external users to access
it via another issued static IP. Do i bind the static IP into its NIC via