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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

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Day 19: Assign Addresses

Static address assignment on a host guarantees that it will always have the same IP address on the network. Hosts that provide services such as servers and printers usually receive static IP addresses. DHCP provides a manageable way to maintain a dynamic addressing scheme.

The following general commands allow you to assign an IP address to an interface in Cisco IOS software:

enable configure terminal interface interface ip address ip-address subnet-mask no shutdown

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