Saturday, April 10, 2010

Enabling Networking in Fedora 7.0 + and CentOS 5.2+

Hi again..
By default networking remain disabled in Fedora 11/12 ( LAN card status down ). Even there  IP Address is properly configured . So here is the procedure.
First of all assign  IP address and DNS properly.


now select Network Configration
and assign IP address.

Now edit your   ifcfg-eth0 file

[root@satish~]# vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

and set ONBOOT=yes   in this file as shown below:

Now save this file by pressing :wq!

Now restart network daemon by following command:


Now  open your firewall ( iptable ) for 
Samba ,Samba client and other required services and add eth0 into your trusted interface:

now restart your firewall service by 


in this way you can enable networking in your machine and can add linux machine into your Network.

                                                                              .............Satish Malanch

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