Bug 66050 - multiple profile archiving/switching functionality dropped in 7.3
multiple profile archiving/switching functionality dropped in 7.3
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
7.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-04 18:56 EDT by Mike Potts
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-04 18:56:09 EDT
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Description Mike Potts 2002-06-04 18:56:03 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.0 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020501

Description of problem:
The very useful ability to maintain multiple "profiles" (network
settings, etc.) for (eg.) home, office, etc. which was part of
linuxconf in previous redhat releases has apparently not been
broken out as a separate executable when linuxconf itself was
dropped in redhat 7.3.  Is there any chance of someone creating
a "manage profiles" sysadmin tool in 7.3 to preserve that
functionality now that linuxconf has gone the way of the Dodo?

Thanks!

Mike


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How reproducible:
Always

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1.Read RH 7.3 release notes
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Comment 1 Tom "spot" Callaway 2002-06-04 19:05:44 EDT
The functionality isn't gone, its just poorly documented.

redhat-config-network (aka, neat) can handle profiles.

Just execute it as: redhat-config-network -p


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