AW: changing ethernetcard name
iaccounts at ibctech.ca
Thu Jun 3 07:37:45 PDT 2004
Thomas May said:
> Thanx for your answer, we want to use that because we dont want to change
> our firewall scripts at every time we change our hardware ...
In your script you can perform the same task. In the variable section, you
can simply do:
and then, if you refer to your nics as in/out interfaces, any further
existing lines like this:
would still be effective. (so long as they are placed below the line(s)
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Steve Bertrand [mailto:iaccounts at ibctech.ca]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2004 15:48
> An: Thomas May
> Betreff: Re: changing ethernetcard name
>> Could I rename the cards as follow ?
>> xl0 = eth0 , xl1 = eth1, and em0 = eth3 ?
> For what purpose? If you simply want to do this for clarity of use at the
> command line, you could create name aliases in your login profile. (ie:
> alias xl0 eth0).
> If this is not what you want it for, then someone else will have to
> suggest a solution because I don't know if it can be done or not any other
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