How to Set Static IP Address in VA

The virtual machine has a DHCP configured IP address preinstalled. If you wish to change it to static IP follow these steps.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Admin UI

In Web Safety 5.0+ you can configure network settings from Admin UI as indicated on the following screenshots.

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After you click Save Settings, Admin UI will automatically generate the /etc/network/interfaces file.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Console

If is also possible to manually set the static IP from root console. Open /etc/network/interfaces file and set the static IP, default gateway, network mask and DNS servers as indicated on the screenshot. Reboot your virtual appliance afterwards.


CentOS 7

Run ip addr to find out the name of your network card. For example in the following screenshot the name is ens160.


Then run nmtui edit ens160 and fill in the desired IP address. Reboot your virtual appliance afterwards.