Change IP on Red Hat Server

Is there a simple way to modify an IP address on Linux Red Hat Server?
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edit the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file (replace eth0 with the name of your iterface) and change the IPADDR line.  You may also have to change the netmask.  If the gateway needs to be changed it can be in this file or in /etc/sysconfig/network.

for example:

exhuserAuthor Commented:
Is there a GUI interface to do this?

And this can be done in the text editor, correct?
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Run the following command:


This will run from the server console as well as from a SSH session also.
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Typically servers don't have the GUI interface enabled (in my world anyway).  If you have gnome (which is a GUI) you can use gedit, which is the default text editor, to edit the file.  You will have to open it with elevated permissions either by opening as root or using sudo.

Yes is can be done via a text editor as stated above (if you have GUI).  It can also be done, and typically is done, with vi editor.

vi editor is a little scary for first time users, but in my experience I couldn't live without it.
the easiest way I found ,and I am lazy is ......

"sudo yum install network-manager "


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