[CentOS] From Networkmanager to self managed configuration files

Wed Mar 8 10:24:36 UTC 2017
Giles Coochey <giles at coochey.net>

On 08/03/17 10:15, John Hodrien wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2017, Giles Coochey wrote:
>> The truth is a lot of us run servers that don't need to have their 
>> network
>> "managed" by Networkmanager.
> You're opting to have your network managed by a bunch of unloved legacy
> scripts that you're advised to avoid using unless necessary, or you've 
> having
> it managed by NetworkManager.  If you want to have it managing it this 
> way,
> you'll be writing your own scripts.
>> We just need to set an IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS 
>> servers and we will never be changing that configuration ever again 
>> for the entire life of the server.
>> Any 3-4 line script that does the job is sufficient, servers don't 
>> need gimmicks, they're not going to be hotspotting on wireless 
>> networks, the cable goes in, the server enters production and that's it!
> By 3-4 line script, I assume you mean the content of all the files in
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts that aren't your ifcfg files?
ifconfig enp0s25 netmask
route add default gw enp0s25
echo nameserver > /etc/resolv.conf
echo nameserver >> /etc/resolv.conf


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