I understand that you are the sys admin.
It is the NETWORK admin who assigns IP addresses. Assuming that
you are going to be on a network attached to the internet, there
will be a set of IP addresses available, and someone has to keep
track of who uses which. If you are talking about a completely
private network with no outside connections, then there are several
sets of standard addresses that you can use. I don't remember the
details, but you could try a search for non-routable addresses as
Speaking only for myself,
> Thanks!!! Unfortunately, I am the sys admin . . .
> > You need to talk to your network administrator, who
> > will assign an IP address and tell you the rest of the info.
> > Otherwise, you will*up the network.
> > Speaking only for myself,
> > Joe Durusau
> > > I just got a box with Solaris 2.6 I am physically
> > > connected to the network, but I am not able to to
> > > set a good IP schema to communicate outside the
> > > machine (I only see lo0 set up as a loopback
> > > device and when I try to change that, oh, well,
> > > it just does not work). After reading the man
> > > pages I am even worse - what is le and how do I
> > > install one as le1 or le0?
> > > Any help and assistance would be greatly
> > > apprecited!
> > > Trying to escape from NT,
> > > -R!
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> > > Before you buy.
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> Before you buy.