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How to: Configure the XRA-31 management IP address
Posted by Tom Ghyselinck, Last modified by Tom Ghyselinck on 14 February 2018 12:28 PM

By default the XRA-31 system will use DHCP to get its management IP. In some lab-environments this is not wanted. This page explains you how you can configure a fixed IP on the management interface.

All this configuration is done by using the Wicd tool on the system.

Start the Wicd graphical UI from either the main menu

or via the network configuration icon on the bottom right on your screen

The main status and configuration window will open.
Click on "Properties" to change the configuration of the wired connection:

Select "Use Static IPs"
Configure the IPv4 address, netmask and gateway.

Configure DNS settings:

  • DNS domain: your domain name
  • (optional) Search domain: domains to search in when looking for a host name
  • DNS server: One or more DNS servers

Press "OK" to save the changes.

Disconnect + re-connect to apply the changes immediately.
Please note that existing network connections will be closed.

The connection will be established now with the new configuration:

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