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Difference Between IPICS 4.0 CLI reconfigure and network-config Commands

These files are located in /usr/local/bin

[root@ipics4 ~]# cd /usr/local/bin
[root@ipics4 bin]# ls -l total 192 -rwxr-x---  1 root root  6055 Aug 26  2010 hwreport
-rwxr-x---  1 root root 40304 Jan 13  2010 network_config
-rwxr-x---  1 root root 27240 Dec  8  2009 nic_bonding
-rwxr-x---  1 root root  4350 Dec  8  2009 nic_monitor
-rwxr-x---  1 root root 28535 Dec  8  2009 ntpsetup
-rwxr-x---  1 root root  8897 Jan  4  2010 reconfigure
-rwxr-x---  1 root root 40988 Dec  8  2009 reset_pw
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root  4096 Jan 12 18:07 stig -rwxr-x---  1 root root 10006 Dec  8  2009 sysuser_add
drwxr-xr-x  3 root root  4096 Nov 12  2010 vendor [root@ipics4 bin]#

Network-Config: Use this command to change an existing IP Address to a new one.

Reconfigure:Use this command to set the IP address and other parameters for a new out of the box server.  The MCS Platform comes pre-loaded  OS, but what is not installed is the actual application or the “run” file.

Before you install the run file (install-ipics4.0.2.run) you need to change the IP address to the permanent one.

That is where the reconfigure command is used. (Again, use only when  the server is brand new out of the box) This script will assist you in changing the IP Address to the permanent one. Do not use reconfigure to change from an old IP Address to a new IP Address, use the command “network-config” for that.

The Multiservices Platform (MSP) servers come already loaded with an OS, so just run the reconfigure command.

Instructions can be found in the Configuring Server Parameters on the Multiservices Platform section of the Cisco IPICS Server Installation and Upgrade Guide Release 4.0(1) document.

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