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Old 11th May 2010, 17:27
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Hi All,

I am 4 days new to Ubuntu and I have installed Falko's Perfect Server with ISPConfig 3. I also installed the desktop. I have a ton of questions and am not sure where to begin. I am pretty much ignorant in CLI-world, but am a fast learner.

So, everything up to the end of the Perfect Server instructions works. I set /etc/network/interfaces for my two ethernet ports thus (I totally guessed at this):
# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.x.xxx
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.x.x
broadcast 192.168.x.255
gateway 192.168.x.1

auto eth1
iface eth1 inet static
address xxx.xxx.xx.97
netmask 255.255.255.xxx
gateway xxx.xxx.xx.102

Ultimately I set the a-record (and mx records) with the domain seller and was able to "see" the server at all local and public ip's and domain name. However, during initial setup I forgot to change the "dhcp" to "static" in the file and was confused as to why I wasn't able to ssh to the server on the ip address. So I tried setting it via the desktop and was able to ssh. I later discovered my mistake and amended dhcp to static. The weird thing is I went back and deleted the ip settings in the desktop network connections and the server still has the same local ip and I can see locally, but Firefox in the desktop won't connect to any webpages and I can't access it remotely either via ip or domain name.

Is this because i haven't set up DNS on the server?

I have more questions, but more later.

thanks in advance for any help.
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