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Re: System Config Tools Cleanup Project - tools to eliminate/replace



Colin Walters píše v Út 24. 03. 2009 v 13:38 -0400:
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > Quite a lot of people still don't want to use NetworkManager. It makes
> > little sense on a system which just sits there connected to a static IP
> > address 24/7.
> 
> I think it does because it provides a useful networking API for other
> applications to consume.  For example, answering the question "is
> there an active network link" was effectively impossible for app
> authors before.

There are situations when you don't want any reaction on link up/down
events.

> Also, in my opinion on a well-managed network if you want a fixed IP
> address, the right way to do it is MAC matching on the DHCP server,
> not client configuration.  And NetworkManager works well in such a
> setup.

It really depends on situation, but staticly assigned IPs (without DHCP)
are usually prefered in server deployments.


		Dan



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