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RE: Change eth1 to eth0 remotely - possible?



Well, people often overlook the obvious :) and since it’s a remote machine, I thought it should be mentioned...

Kevin 

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Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:52 AM
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Subject: Re: Change eth1 to eth0 remotely - possible?

Collins, Kevin [Beeline] wrote:
> If you are connected over the network at the time you run this command, you will be disconnected :) 
> 
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> From: nahant-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:nahant-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Vivek J. Patankar
> Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:31 AM
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> Subject: Re: Change eth1 to eth0 remotely - possible?
> 
> Andrew Cannon wrote:
>> Now, what I need to do is to change eth1 to be eth0 remotely.  Can I just
>> swap /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 with
>> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 and reboot?
> 
> It'll work.
> Reboot is not required. Just restart the network service.

That's obvious. The remote session will have to be re-established.

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