starting Fedora Server SIG

Dan Williams dcbw at
Thu Nov 13 17:22:03 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 09:15 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 11:34 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > Since ifcfg files will probably never support things like VPN, 3G, WPA,
> > etc, NM has a system settings 'keyfile' plugin that allows editing
> > system connections from the connection editor, or your favorite text
> > editor if you don't use a GUI at all.  Add ",keyfile" to the --plugins
> > argument in
> > the /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerSystemSettings.service file, and then 'killall -TERM nm-system-settings'.
> > 
> > The format for some of the options isn't yet optimal, and it needs more
> > documentation, but it supports all options that NM supports.  Yes, you
> > can have mobile broadband before boot with NM if you like.
> Dan, when/where might this be documented?

When I struggle up for air from the tarpit that is the concurrent
release of NM 0.7 + F10 + RHEL 5.3? :)


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