Fedora Network config scripts

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 13:26:48 MDT 2013

On 10/03/2013 03:10 AM, Dan Egli wrote:
> Hey pluggers, I know a lot of you use Fedora. I haven't touched Fedora
> myself in years (really since the Fedora Core 2 days, usually prefering
> Gentoo myself), but now I find myself in need of a bit of Fedora help. The
> guy I was building one of my projects for (not the big project, a much
> smaller one) has informed me in no uncertain terms that he intends to run
> the latest Fedora Core Linux on his setup. That's great for him, but all my
> experience the past umpteen years has been Gentoo. So, I turn to you guys.
> Does anyone know exactly where Fedora keeps the config scripts for the
> network devices? And what does it look like? I need to see a recent copy so
> I can make sure that when I work based off of that script I'm pulling the
> values as they are defined in the script. (i.e. I don't want to have my
> scripts look for IPADDR if Fedora's scripts define it as IP_ADDR or
> IPADDRESS or something like that).
> At the very least, to save room, if someone could send me the following
> info, I'd be grateful:
> the filename and location of the script (i.e. in Gentoo eth0 is configured
> by /etc/sysconfig/net.eth0 IIRC)

Close.  On Fedora and RH, it's in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-xxxx.

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