How to: Easily Configure TCP/IP on Your AIX System

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Published on December 19, 2000

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IBM Form #: REDP-0103-00


Authors: Scott Vetter, Sheila Endres and Kim Tran

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    Abstract

    With AIX, you can configure your TCP/IP network with a single

    command, mktcpip. On other systems, setting up TCP/IP might involve

    creating and editing multiple files, executing a number of commands, setting

    various variables, locating values for persistence after reboot, and starting

    several daemons. The mktcpip command completes all the necessary TCP/IP

    configuration tasks for a typical system. The process is even easier when you

    use the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) to prompt you for all

    necessary parameters to configure your network.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Prerequisites

    Procedure

    Additional Information

    Useful TCP/IP References

     

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