[CentOS] From Networkmanager to self managed configuration files

Wed Mar 8 12:09:34 UTC 2017
Steve Clark <steve.clark at netwolves.com>

On 03/08/2017 05:43 AM, Giles Coochey wrote:
> On 08/03/17 10:38, John Hodrien wrote:
>> On Wed, 8 Mar 2017, Giles Coochey wrote:
>>> ifconfig enp0s25 netmask
>>> route add default gw enp0s25
>>> echo nameserver > /etc/resolv.conf
>>> echo nameserver >> /etc/resolv.conf
>> Oh okay, you really do want to back away from Redhat entirely. That's
>> entirely your choice.
>> What you end up with if you take this approach widely is effectively
>> your own
>> linux distribution.
> Not really, Redhat/Centos has a lot to offer, but for me, networking is 
> a one-time configuration, and the best way to configure it is using 
> something that falls within this principle:
I agree - they are trying to make it like windows, and when something doesn't work correctly you
have no clue what is going on in the black box!

> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KISS_principle
> I'm not flaming NetworkManager, I'm just stating that for many (perhaps 
> most), it is over-engineered for a server orientated distribution. I can 
> run with the script above on 30 server instances, and it doesn't, as 
> yet, break any of the other features of Centos that I enjoy.

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