Re: Connection UUID

On Fri, 2011-04-01 at 10:03 -0600, Nathanael D. Noblet wrote:
> Hello,
>    I have a question about the UUID set in system wide connections 
> (based on Fedora 14/15). I noticed I can drop connections into 
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts for NM to manage things like WPA2 
> connections. That's fantastic.
> The one question I have is do I just randomly create a UUID for each of 
> my connections? Do I have to include a UUID in the ifcfg-ConnectionName? 
> Or can it be omitted?

You can randomly generate a UUID.  If you don't, the ifcfg-rh plugin
will create a UUID based on the ifcfg file's name so that at least the
UUID will be stable until the file is renamed, which doesn't happen
often.  If there is a UUID key in the ifcfg file, that's preferred.


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