How to Configure Network Static IP Address in Ubuntu 18.04


Netplan is a new command-line network configuration utility introduced in Ubuntu 17.10 to manage and configure network settings easily in Ubuntu systems. It allows you to configure a network interface using YAML abstraction. It works in conjunction with the NetworkManager and systemd-networkd networking daemons (referred to as renderers, you can choose which one of these to use) as interfaces to the kernel.

It reads network configuration described in /etc/netplan/*.yaml and you can store configurations for all your network interfaces in these files.

In this article, we will explain how to configure a network static or dynamic IP address for a network interface in Ubuntu 18.04 using Netplan utility.

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