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Re: Debian 9 network management

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:04:28PM +0200, Alessandro Vesely wrote:
> On Wed 15/Aug/2018 08:31:32 +0200 mick crane wrote:
> > On 2018-08-14 09:08, Remigio wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> Could you help me please to understand where are network configuration
> >> files and how to manage them?
> > 
> > I too have been wondering about this and the wiki seems clear.
> > https://wiki.debian.org/NetworkConfiguration#Setting_up_an_Ethernet_Interface
> However, that doesn't cover how to properly coordinate setting up IP links,
> firewall, NAT, and netfilter daemons.  IIRC it is possible, but difficult to
> make and maintain, and seemingly fragile.
> IMHO, for servers/routers having known IP addresses, it is much easier to roll
> a system's own script in /etc/init.d (well, if one uses sysvinit) and set
> CONFIGURE_INTERFACES=no in /etc/default/networking.

Very interesting. /etc/default/networking - something new in the land
of Debian networking to learn about :)

Thank you,

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