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Re: How does one create virtual ethernet devices with modern tools on Debian 8 (jessie)?




On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 05:45:17PM +0200, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Tom Browder <tom.browder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 09:26 Sven Hartge <sven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Tom Browder <tom.browder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >> > So how does one do the same thing with "modern" tools?
> >>
> >> I don't understand the question. Do you mean "systemd-networkd"?
> 
> > I'm indirectly referencing a long-running thread on this list about
> > using ifconfig versus "modern" tools for viewing the current
> > interfaces setup.
> 
> When using /e/n/interfaces and ifupdown you don't really come in contact
> with "ip" or "ifconfig" directly.
> 
> > And just how does one restart the new interfaces with systemctl?
> 
> You don't. Commands like "service networking restart" have been
> deprecated and partially non-functioning since at least Wheezy, because
> of the internal limit of ifupdown itself.

So to do text-config based networking, what's
"The Recommended Way (TM)(R)(C)"?