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RockpiS/network-management

    ROCK Pi S >  Network Management

This guide describes how to manage the network on ROCK Pi S running Ubuntu system.

Part 1: Set Ethernet static IP Address

Install some dependency packages

root@rockpis:~# apt-get install netplan.io

Create file, /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml. If there is no /etc/netplan folder, create it.

root@rockpis:~# touch /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml

Add the following contents to the file, /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml and save it.

root@rockpis:~# cat /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml
network:
  ethernets:
    eth0:
      addresses: 
        - 192.168.1.135/24
      gateway4: 192.168.1.1
      nameservers:
        addresses:
          - "8.8.8.8"
  renderer: networkd
  version: 2

Run the commands below to apply your changes.

root@rockpis:~# netplan apply

To validate that your changes are apply, run the commands below to view the IP address configuration detals.

root@rockpis:~# ip addr show dev eth0

It should display similar lines like the one below:

root@rockpis:~# ip addr show dev eth0
2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc fq_codel state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000
    link/ether 9e:a0:07:50:41:83 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
    inet 192.168.1.135/24 brd 192.168.1.255 scope global eth0
       valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
    inet6 fe80::9ca0:7ff:fe50:4183/64 scope link 
       valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

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