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Old 1st December 2012, 08:24
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Default Ubuntu 12.10

Hi there people how are you ?
My name is Mark and im new to the forums,i am also new at linux in general and servers also.

i have been trying to follow
The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 12.10 (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)


And would aprciate some help if possible

It is most proberly somthing simple but i have trie dal sorts to try and sort it.

i am doing the following

vi /etc/network/interfaces


i delete everythign that is there. then replace it with

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.0.100
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.0.0
broadcast 192.168.0.255
gateway 192.168.0.1
dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4


I am with bt buissness and have 5 static ips and have a bt home hub 3

im a bit confused as to what i put in the information below

iface eth0 inet static
address 217.44.79.241 <<i put my static ip here ?
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.0.0 <<no idea what i put here
broadcast 192.168.0.255 <<no idea what i put here
gateway 192.168.0.1 <<no idea what i put here
dns-nameservers 62.6.40.162 194.74.65.69 <<



All help would be greatfull
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