I am running Hyper-V on Windows 10 and created an Ubuntu server vm running postgresql. My pc has a single nic card.
There is a single network adapter on the VM that is connected to the Default switch in Hyper-V. I am able to connect to the internet from the vm and can connect to the instance of Postgresql on the VM from the host and everything works fine.
But each time I reboot the VM it gets a new IP address so everyday I have to reconfigure the connection string on my app that makes calls to the Postgresql instance on the vm.
How can I configure the ip addresses that are assigned to the devices on the vlan (not sure if that is the correct term) that are sitting behind the Default Switch? I am guessing there is a DHCP server somewhere but I can’t find anything.
I just want to have the same ip always assigned to the VM or be able to set the ip manually and know that it is not going to be assigned to another VM, but am at a loss as to how to do what seems like should be a super simple thing.
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Author: Wirly Dev