[CentOS] CentOS 6 system-config-network missing

Nataraj incoming-centos at rjl.com
Tue Jul 12 05:50:55 UTC 2011

On 07/11/2011 04:00 PM, Emmett Culley wrote:
> On 07/11/2011 03:26 PM, b.j. mcclure wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-07-11 at 14:35 -0700, Emmett Culley wrote:
>>> The network configuration GUI is not to be found on any of the CentOS repos or on EPEL.  I am not interested in having NetworkManager installed on a server.  Is there an application that takes the place of system-config-network?
>>> Emmett
>> There was much discussion about this on the RHEL 6 beta list several
>> months ago.  Many complaints but nothing came of it as far as I know.  I
>> just edit the config files in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/.
>> B.J.
>> RHEL 6.0, Linux 2.6.32-131.2.1.el6.x86_64
> I guess I'll have to do that as well.  I couldn't manage bridge network via the GUI anyway.  I might try installing NetworkManager and disabling NM control for the bridged devices, but for now it seems easier to just edit the files in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts.
> After all, they shouldn't be changing all that often on servers anyway...
> Emmett
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virt-manager now has the ability to setup/manage bridges.  I belive that
came in one of the early redhat 6.0 updates and was not in the original
6.0 redhat release, so I can't say weather it's available in centos at
this time.


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