Re: Specifying multiple NICs
On Wed 01 Aug 2018 at 12:00:41 -0400, Mark Neidorff wrote:
> I'm setting up a "just in case" replacement mailserver for my domain and my
> local network. I'm using Debian Jessie, because the latest instructions for
> setting the mailserver (qmail) are written for Jessie. The mailserver has 2
> NICs (one for local network, and one for Internet).
> In the past, I referred to each NIC as eth0, eth1,..... but now, these names
> are not permanent, and the designation can change on boot. I looked at the
> "Network Coinfiguration" document which didn't have a solution. So, either how
> do I make the names for the NICs permanent or what do I use fot the names of
> the NICs?
Starting with v197, systemd/udev will automatically assign predictable,
stable network interface names for all local Ethernet devices. jessie
has udev v215. jessie-backports has v230.