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Bug#475188: using NetworkManager /etc/network/if-up.d/openssh-server does not reload

El Wednesday 09 April 2008 18:30:15 Colin Watson va escriure:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 05:44:46PM +0200, Jordi Pujol wrote:
> > using NetworkManager, the script /etc/network/if-up.d/openssh-server does
> > not reload, because it is called with the variable ADDRFAM equal
> > to "NetworkManager"
> That makes no sense. In what way is NetworkManager an address family?

Both we are sure of that is not very coherent, but a Debian testing release 
calls the programs in the directory if-up.d with this value when the 
interfaces are started from KDE Network Manager.
in this case the problem could be of Network Manager ?

> (CCed network-manager maintainer)
> > I suggest comment those lines of code or change the condition like this:
> >
> > # OpenSSH only cares about inet and inet6. Get thee gone, strange people
> > # still using ipx.
> > if [ "${ADDRFAM}" = "ipx" ]; then
> > 	exit 0
> > fi
> IPX is just an example; there are no doubt others OpenSSH doesn't
> support, and I don't think it's sensible to restart sshd every time one
> of them appears.

I don't know the difference between reload and restart, 
Is that reload scans for new interfaces without closing active connections, 
and  restart finishes the daemon and starts again the program ?

In some daemons, to send a reload signal causes that immediately is executed 
the process of verification, instead of wait for exhausting a certain 
interval of time.

In the case that this daemon works in this way, to send the reload signal 
should cause that the program will respond immediately to the changes of the 

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