Once you have met the previous requirements, you may quit Linuxconf and it will prompt you by telling you that something has to be done in order to make your configuration effective. Tell it to apply the changes.
Once you have configured the other machines in your "test" network, you can start to experiment.
Here are some short guidelines. Give it a try!
Check that each machine can be reached through the network.
Use the command
Once you can "
ping" a machine, the rest of the networking should
Try to log into the other computers using telnet. You may want to create some user accounts with Linuxconf.
Select one machine as the server. Using the Linuxconf
networking/exported file-systems, make
available to some machine one subdirectory, say
Quit Linuxconf and it will ask you if you want to
activate the configuration changes. Let it do it.
Now you have a file server.
With Linuxconf, using the
file-systems/Access nfs volume
menu, select the
/tmp directory from the server and select
/server as the mount point.
Save this configuration and quit Linuxconf. Execute the command
and switch to the
/server directory. You should see the
files that are currently located in the /tmp directory of the server.