8.12. Network & Hostname
wl3sp0. For information about these standards, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Networking Guide.
Figure 8.10. Network & Hostname Configuration Screen
localhost.localdomainmeans that no specific static host name for target system is configured, and the actual host name of installed system will be configured during process of network configuration (for example, by NetworkManager using DHCP or DNS).
8.12.1. Edit Network Connections
- Mark the Automatically connect to this network when it is available check box if you want to use the connection every time the system boots. You can use more than one connection that will connect automatically. This setting will carry over to the installed system.
Figure 8.11. Network Auto-Connection Feature
- By default, IPv4 parameters are configured automatically by the DHCP service on the network. At the same time, the IPv6 configuration is set to the
Automaticmethod. This combination is suitable for most installation scenarios and usually does not require any changes.
Figure 8.12. IP Protocol Settings
8.12.2. Advanced Network Interfaces
Figure 8.13. Network & Hostname Configuration Screen
Bond- represents NIC (Network Interface Controller) Bonding, a method to bind multiple network interfaces together into a single, bonded, channel.
Bridge- represents NIC Bridging, a method to connect multiple separate network into one aggregate network.
Team- represents NIC Teaming, a new implementation to aggregate links, designed to provide a small kernel driver to implement the fast handling of packet flows, and various applications to do everything else in user space.
VLAN- represents a method to create multiple distinct broadcast domains, which are mutually isolated.
Figure 8.14. Advanced Network Interface Dialog