The Perfect Setup - SUSE 9.3 - Page 2

After the reboot, insert CD 2 and go on with the package installation:

After the package installation, you have to provide a password for root:

Now we do the network configuration. Take care to enable SSH:

Then I click on Network Interfaces. On the next screen that appears, under Already Configured Devices, click on Change:

I do not want to get IP addresses from a DHCP server because a server should have static IP addresses so I change this by clicking on Edit:

Select Static Address Setup and enter an IP address (e.g. and a subnet mask (e.g.

Under Host Name and Name Server I set my hostname and enter up to 3 DNS servers (e.g. and

Under Routing I set my gateway (e.g.

Under Advanced -> Additional Addresses you can set additional IP addresses.

I want to create a virtual network card eth0:0 with the IP address (my main one is in this example) so I select Add:

I enter an Alias Name (0), my additional IP address ( and my netmask (

Click on OK:

Then Next:

An overview of my network cards:

Back to the main Network Configuration screen, and the Next:

The network configuration is saved:

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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