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Beginning Ubuntu Server Administration: From Novice to Professional by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 8Making ConnectionConfiguring the NetworkInterface Card and SSH

What is a server without a network connection? Of no use whatsoever. We've already explored the possibilities of the Linux operating system itself, and now we need to talk about the network. In this chapter, you'll learn how to configure the network card. Also, I'll talk about setting up remote connections using SSH. And, in addition, you'll also learn about some basic steps to troubleshoot a network connection.

Configuring the Network Card

When installing your server, the installer automatically configures your server's network board to get its IP configuration from a DHCP server. As you read in Chapter 1, you can configure it to use a static IP address instead. Also, after ...

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