Re: Network Manager and NFS

On August 14, 2008 01:00:19 pm The Holy ettlz wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-08-14 at 11:29 -0700, Robert Smits wrote:
> > > I think what you're asking for is called Network Location Awareness ---
> > > how an interface distinguishes to which network it is attached, and
> > > then the machine configures itself as appropriate. I think there a few
> > > implementations of this [standards, anybody?] but personally I like
> > > this one: authenticated DHCP, since it should also work securely for
> > > plain old wired Ethernet.
> >
> > Will that also work with fixed IP addresses?
> Not unless said addresses are dished out by the DHCP server from its own
> fixed database. Otherwise, one would have to resort to something more
> exotic to determine the network, or do it manually.
> > From my point of view, SCMP already works, but I can't use it together
> > with Network Manager. Can we either configure Network Manager to work
> > with SCMP or SCMP to work with Network Manager? I don't know which route
> > is more feasible, largely because I don't understand from a technical
> > viewpoint why the programs  don't play nicely together. Is there a
> > solution here that's easier than re-inventing the wheel?
> The "best" solution is probably a dbus-aware module for SCMP that
> listens for changes announced by NM, and reacts accordingly. This is
> something you might wish to discuss with the SCMP developers.
> James

Ok. I'll go looking for them. Thanks, James.


Robert Smits CEP525G

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council
Box 822 Nanaimo, V9R 5N2 Ph 250-753-0201
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