Ubuntu 12.10

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by coffeecup, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. coffeecup

    coffeecup New Member

    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
     
  2. coffeecup

    coffeecup New Member

    No one can help me ?
     
  3. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    Did your ISP give you some network details (such as gateway, network, etc.)?
     

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