System Administration Guide: IP Services

Network Configuration Task Map

The following table lists additional tasks to perform after changing from a network configuration without subnets to a network that uses subnets. The table includes a description of what each task accomplishes and the section in the current documentation where the specific steps to perform the task are detailed.



For Instructions 

Configure a host for local files mode 

Involves editing the nodename, hostname, hosts, defaultdomain, defaultrouter, and netmasks files

How to Configure a Host for Local Files Mode

Set up a network configuration server 

Involves turning on the in.tftp daemon, and editing the hosts, ethers, and bootparams files

How to Set Up a Network Configuration Server

Configure a host for network client mode 

Involves creating the hostname file, editing the hosts file, and deleting the nodename and defaultdomain files, if they exist

How to Configure Hosts for Network Client Mode

Specify a routing strategy for the network client 

Involves determining whether to use static routing or dynamic routing on the host. 

How to Enable Static Routing on a Single-Interface Host and How to Enable Dynamic Routing on a Single-Interface Host.

Modify the existing network configuration  

Involves changing the host name, IP address, and other parameters that were set at installation or configured at a later time. 

How to Change the IPv4 Address and Other Network Configuration Parameters