This article covers how to assign multiple IP addresses to a single interface in Mint OS. By following our guide carefully, you can either assign the IP address temporarily or permanently to your network interface.
NIC stands for network interface controller or network interface (controller) card. WNIC is wireless network interface controller or wireless network interface (controller) card. IP Addresses belong to network interfaces, not to the computer itself.
To Restart network service using command:
# systemctl restart network
To Verify the new IP address using command:
# ip addr
How configure multiple IP address in CentOS ?
Now, in order to add additional IP addresses you'll need to edit the configuration file (from hereon called “config file”) for this specific interface. On CentOS 7, the interface config files are located in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ and they are all prefixed with ifcfg-.
How remove secondary IP address Linux?
To add or remove additional IP adresses and keep the configuration persistent, we need to Edit the corresponding /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth[x] configuration file and add/remove as many additional IPADDR[n] and PREFIX[n] entries as additional IP addresses are required.
To configure a static IP address on CentOS / RHEL :
1. Create a file named /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 as follows:
2. Restart network service: systemctl restart network.
How do I login as a different user in Linux?
To change to a different user and create a session as if the other user had logged in from a command prompt, type "su -" followed by a space and the target user's username. Type the target user's password when prompted.
What is Nmcli in Linux?
nmcli is a command-line tool which is used for controlling NetworkManager. nmcli commnad can also be used to display network device status, create, edit, activate/deactivate, and delete network connections. Typical Uses: Scripts: Instead of manually managing the network connections it utilize NetworkMaager via nmcli.
Difference between the output of ifconfig and ipconfig:
Functionality: The ipconfig command displays all the currently connected network interfaces whether they are active or not.
On the other hand, the ifconfig command displays only the enabled network interfaces that are connected to the system.