yaml setup I have the following netplan layout and it keeps coming up with the error

IP address shown here as xxx

ethernets: check indentation^

  version: 2
  renderer: networkd
    addresses: [xxx.xxx.xxxx.xxx/xx]
    gateway4: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
      addresses: [,x.x.x.x]

As far as I am aware the spacing is all correct. (2 spaces for each indent) Not sure what I am missing.

Any assistance greatly appreciated

  • @steeldriver everything after enp0s8: in fact. – Jos May 22 at 12:27

The correct format is:

  version: 2
  renderer: networkd
          addresses: [,]

The correct spacing is found in /usr/share/doc/netplan/examples/static.yaml.

Follow with:

sudo netplan generate
sudo netplan apply
  • Hi so to make sure i get this right then under enp0s8 we still follow the indent rules and place the - under the 'p' (2 spaces in) then leave a space for the IP address and then go gateway and nameservers go back under the 'a' in address. Trying that now :) – Patdundee May 22 at 12:38
  • still comes up with the followin "Error in network definition. Expected Mapping (check indentation) ethernets:^ – Patdundee May 22 at 12:50
  • The - goes under the second d in 'addresses.' Then one space and then the actual address. Are you using the spacebar or tab? Netplan won't accept tabs. What is the result of: sudo netplan generate --debug ? – chili555 May 22 at 13:12
  • I have it half running now where the debug is fine. It was also reading in the static.yaml and the 50-cloud which were set incorrect so i have deleted these and also added dhcp4: no in the cfg. The netplan has now been generated and applied without issue. Once I connect the network cable it will ping itself only. It will not ping anything else on the network or its gateway or anything on the internet. This is frustrating but i do not which to use the old ifup/down and need to get my head around this :) – Patdundee May 22 at 13:41
  • I would certainly try a reboot. Without knowing the addresses, at least the last part; e.g. xxx.xxx.12.1 or xxx.xxx.12.155/24, etc. it is hard to troubleshoot further. – chili555 May 22 at 13:51

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