Connection between Centos 7 and Centos 8

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nmrdukeman
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Connection between Centos 7 and Centos 8

Post by nmrdukeman » 2020/08/28 14:04:30

Hi,
I am going to connect two PCs with a cross-over cable. It seems to me that, based on the information on internet, one of the PC's IP needs to be DHCP.
Can I connect them and communicate with static IP addresses on both?
I supposed it should not be difficult at all. Can someone point me to the right place on internet to get that information?

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Re: Connection between Centos 7 and Centos 8

Post by tunk » 2020/08/28 14:52:22

"Can I connect them and communicate with static IP addresses on both?"
Should work fine, may even work with a normal cable.

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Re: Connection between Centos 7 and Centos 8

Post by TrevorH » 2020/08/28 15:31:35

If you're connecting via crossover cable then it makes far more sense to give both sides a static ip address. Otherwise you would have to set up and configure a DHCP server which sounds like massive overkill for one system (the DHCP server has to have a fixed ip).
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