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Re: Network Profiles

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 01:08 +0300, Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> use whereami
> Is great!!
> You can even make configurations in your home according to the new location
> And the config is self explanatory (good thing as there is no man page 
> afair)

While I appreciate your endorsement, I must say that there _are_ man

man whereami
man whereami.conf
man detect.conf


> Karl wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > Does anyone know how to configure different network profiles with Debian?
> > Are there any tools how to do this?
> >
> > I need to configure eth0 (WLan) and eth1 (normal) to accomplish:
> >
> > Profile at home: eth0: don't start up or at least don't use DHCP
> >           eth1: start with DHCP
> >
> > Profile at work: eth0: start up with DHCP and use iwconfig (IPW2100) 
> > to configure WLan using a special encryption key and open 
> > authentification (to make it work, I had to run iwconfig myself...)
> >          eth1: do nothing (alternatively start with DHCP)

HTH if you have problems configuring this sort of setup with whereami.

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