How to change the IP address on Filr

  • 7015636
  • 08-Sep-2014
  • 08-Sep-2014

Environment

Novell Filr

Situation

Changing the IP address for Filr
Manually update the IP for Filr
Update the network settings for Filr

Resolution

Updating the IP address for Filr can be done several ways:

  1. (Option 1) WebAdmin:
    1. Browse to the configuration settings for Filr
    2. Select Network, and update the IP address
    3. Press OK to save any changes, and reboot the server.

  2. (Option 2) Manually edit files:
    1. Log into root on the Filr server
    2. vi /etc/hosts
      Replace the old IP with the new IP
    3. vi /etc/sysconfig/novell/NvlVAinit
      Replace CONFIG_VAINIT_IPADDRESS="..." with the new IP
    4. vi /etc/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2
      Replace FW_REDIRECT="..." with the new IP
    5. vi /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0
      Replace IPADDR='...' with the new IP
    6. vi /etc/issue
      Replace https://ipaddress:9443 with the new IP
    7. Reboot the server.

  3. (Option 3) Using 'sed' to edit all at once:
    1. Log into root on the Filr server
    2. Type the following command to edit all files at once
      sed -i "s|oldipaddress|newipaddress|g" `find /etc/ -type f`;
    3. Reboot the server.

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