Setting the Network Address on SGI Computer



The system�s network address (IP address) is covered more thoroughly in the IRIX Admin: Networking and Mail. To set the network address, follow these steps:

1. Place the network address in /etc/hosts on the same line as the system name. For example magnolia

2. If you use the network information service (NIS), place the name of your domain in the file /var/yp/ypdomain, if it is installed.

3. Use the nvram(1M) command to set the variable netaddr to the IP number of the system. For example:

nvram netaddr