Static IP Using dhcpcd

Static IP addresses are very useful on networks where a lot of devices are managed and/or you need to track specific devices for any reason. In my specific case, I have a multi-purpose server where I manage specific rules related to port management. The easiest application for port management is to assign a static IP.

In linux, there are various different network management tools available. In my opinion, the most intuitive tool for local system IP address management for a server is dhcpcd as it is very simple to use and gets the job done.

I appended the following snippet to the bottom of /etc/dhcpcd.conf which allowed for static assignment.

interface eno2
static ip_address=192.168.1.90/24
static routers=192.168.1.1
static domain_name_servers=8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4

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