How to Add an IP Address in Ubuntu using Command? Print

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Sometimes you may require to add the IP Address manually in the Ubuntu network interface, which you can do by following these steps –  

1. Log in to the Ubuntu server via SSH.

2. Execute the following command – 

# nano /etc/network/interfaces

3. Enter the interface alias eth0:0 as mentioned below –  

#secondary ip address
auto eth0:0
iface eth0:0 inet static
address 1*3.2*8.149.***
netmask 255.255.255.***



If you already have an interface alias eth0:0, then you can add eth0:1 or eth0:2 for an additional IP Address. 

4. The command given below will up the added interface alias within the network – 

# ifconfig eth0:0 1*3.2*8.149.*** up

5. Restart the network service

# /etc/init.d/networking restart

6. Check the newly added IP Address with the below command – 

# ifconfig

That's it.
You have successfully added the IP Address on the Ubuntu server.


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