Part III. Networking

This part describes how to configure the network on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Table of Contents

8. NetworkManager
8.1. The NetworkManager Daemon
8.2. Interacting with NetworkManager
8.2.1. Connecting to a Network
8.2.2. Configuring New and Editing Existing Connections
8.2.3. Connecting to a Network Automatically
8.2.4. User and System Connections
8.3. Establishing Connections
8.3.1. Establishing a Wired (Ethernet) Connection
8.3.2. Establishing a Wireless Connection
8.3.3. Establishing a Mobile Broadband Connection
8.3.4. Establishing a VPN Connection
8.3.5. Establishing a DSL Connection
8.3.6. Establishing a Bond Connection
8.3.7. Establishing a VLAN Connection
8.3.8. Establishing an IP-over-InfiniBand (IPoIB) Connection
8.3.9. Configuring Connection Settings
8.4. NetworkManager Architecture
9. Network Interfaces
9.1. Network Configuration Files
9.2. Interface Configuration Files
9.2.1. Ethernet Interfaces
9.2.2. Specific ifcfg Options for Linux on System z
9.2.3. Required ifcfg Options for Linux on System z
9.2.4. Channel Bonding Interfaces
9.2.5. Network Bridge
9.2.6. Setting Up 802.1q VLAN Tagging
9.2.7. Alias and Clone Files
9.2.8. Dialup Interfaces
9.2.9. Other Interfaces
9.3. Interface Control Scripts
9.4. Static Routes and the Default Gateway
9.5. Configuring IPv6 Tokenized Interface Identifiers
9.6. Network Function Files
9.7. Ethtool
9.8. Additional Resources
9.8.1. Installed Documentation
9.8.2. Useful Websites
10. Configure SCTP
10.1. Introduction to Streaming Control Transport Protocol (SCTP)
10.1.1. Comparison of TCP and SCTP Handshaking
10.2. Understanding SCTP
10.2.1. Bundled Streams
10.2.2. Partial Reliability
10.2.3. Message Boundary Preservation
10.2.4. Protocol Event Notifications
10.3. When To Use SCTP
10.4. When Not To Use SCTP
10.5. Compare SCTP to Bonding and Network Teaming
10.6. Using SCTP
10.6.1. Check if SCTP is installed
10.6.2. Install SCTP
10.6.3. Configuring SCTP
10.6.4. Tune SCTP
10.6.5. Troubleshooting SCTP
10.7. Additional Resources
10.7.1. Installed Documentation
10.7.2. Useful Websites