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Old 01-03-2002
Modifying IP Address/Gateway/Subnet in SCO Unix

Hi, I'm new to unix and have absolutely no experience with it. I am trying to change the network setting on the only computer on our network with SCO Unix. We switched ISP's and now have a new set of IP's. I can't for the life of me figure out how to go in and change these settings, please help.

Thanks,
Paul
# 2  
Old 01-03-2002
man ifconfig ....

The ifconfig command (and the route command are places to start exploring.
# 3  
Old 01-03-2002
Java this is bad...

This sounds pathetic, but do you think maybe you could tell me exactly what to type in, I don't really understand the proper syntax, and where I have to type which numbers. Maybe you could e-mail me?

Sorry I'm so useless,
Paul
# 4  
Old 01-03-2002
The forum is for all and everyones benefit.... to learn from other so email is not encouraged.

Perhaps you might try and then ask specific questions? Did you find the ifconfig command? Did you read the man page? What did you try? What error did you get?
# 5  
Old 01-04-2002
further help

When I look up ifconfig in the manual, it tells me that if I want to change any settings to edit the /etc/tcp file. When I go in to edit it, it just takes me to the next line, and everything I seem to type is not an editor command. Is there some way to actually show the file so I can see all the lines and freely edit them?
# 6  
Old 01-04-2002
What editor are you using? I assume that you are not really comfortable with editors such as vi .... please feel free to post the contents of your file /etc/tcp (cut and paste to the forum)..... can you do that?

You might try using a command like more or cat to view the contents:

more /etc/tcp

cat /etc/tcp

... patience, one step-at-a-time Smilie
# 7  
Old 01-04-2002
Java many lines

The file is many many lines, and I can't find a way to copy it from that computer to this workstation, so I just manually copied the section which seemed like it would need editing...

ifconfig lo0 localhost
ifconfig nat0 206.239.214.132 -trailers netmask 255.255.255.192 broadcast 206.239.214.191
#ifconfig#################

#
#Daemon & other things -- edit as appropriate
#
strerr > /dev/console 2>&1 &
echo "strerr \c"
 

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