Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103088
RFE: network config not as flexible as windows 2k/xp
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:31 EST
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Description of problem:
Basically Windows 2K/XP allow you to retrieve default ip/route/dns info via DHCP
and then override those defaults with new DNS and Default Route information.
This is EXTREMELY useful in an unobivous kind of way. I thought maybe by adding
the default route under the 'Route' tab for the current profile would work, but
that was a no go, it seemed to just override that route with the DHCP provided
Really the bug would simply be that redhat network profiling only request DHCP
information that the user wants.
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Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: See Summary
Expected Results: The ability to individually enable DHCP or provide manual
entry for the various DHCP parameters ( subnet-mask, broadcast-address,
time-offset, routers, domain-name, domain-name-servers, host-name, nis-domain,
nis-servers, and ntp-servers ) on a per profile basis.
As far as I know dhclient fully supports these capabilites they just need to be
taken advantage of by the redhat-config tool.