Change FOG Server IP Address

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Change FOG server static IP address

FOG 1.3.0

For static addresses

RHEL / Fedora 19+ / CentOS 7


FOG Settings

Update the /opt/fog/.fogsettings file:

vi /opt/fog/.fogsettings

Instructions on using Vi: Vi

There are several settings in here that may need updated depending on if you're running DHCP on the fog server or not. But the one setitng that must be updated is the ipaddress=x.x.x.x setting. Update this with the correct IP. Save your changes and quit.


Re-run the installer. Update your storage node's IP settings.

Update the web address here: FOG Configuration->FOG Settings->Web Server->FOG_WEB_HOST

Older instructions

FOG server setup

  • Fedora 10
  • SVN of version 0.27
  • IP address:192.168.1.200 (using network manager)
  • Change computer IP address from 192.168.1.200 to 192.168.1.50

Change FOG server settings

  • Cancel any pending upload/deploy tasks Tasks > Active Tasks (Previous IP settings are embedded in task info)
  • Log in to FOG WebUI > about > FOG Settings
    • General Setting: FOG_WOL_HOST
    • TFTP Server: FOG_TFTP_HOST, FOG_PXE_IMAGE_DNSADDRESS
    • WEB Server: FOG_WEB_HOST
  • FOG WebUI > about > PXE Boot Menu > Save PXE Menu
  • FOG WebUI > Storage Management > All Storage Nodes
    • DefaultMember: IP Address
  • DHCP server configuration file (/etc/dhcpd.conf) restart service after changes are made.
    • Next-server 192.168.1.50
  • PXE Menu changes ( /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default)
    • Replace any previous IP addresses with new IP address
    • This also applies if your DNS server has changed. You would replace all previous DNS IP addresses with new DNS server IP address.
    • Example (no change to DNS):
      • Old line in /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default:
        • append initrd=fog/images/init.gz root=/dev/ram0 rw ramdisk_size=127000 ip=dhcp dns=192.168.1.1 mode=quickimage keymap= web=192.168.1.200/fog/ loglevel=4 consoleblank=0
      • New line in /tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/default:
        • append initrd=fog/images/init.gz root=/dev/ram0 rw ramdisk_size=127000 ip=dhcp dns=192.168.1.1 mode=quickimage keymap= web=192.168.1.50/fog/ loglevel=4 consoleblank=0