Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#67 new enhancement

mondoarchive should have an option to select NIC

Reported by: bruno Owned by: bruno
Priority: normal Milestone: 4.0.0
Component: mondo Version: 2.0.9
Severity: normal Keywords:
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Description

When doing archiving through the network, mondoarchive takes the first interface available. It should have an option to take the interface as a parameter.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by rla

It would be very useful to be able to assing a custom IP for nfs client (independent on restored system's IP) in any other way than setting it in libmondo-files.c; now it is rather impossible to test the restore process on a temporary machine without shutting down (or without ip conflict) the archived system.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by bruno

Currenlty when using PXE, you can pass the IP conf of the restored machine. If you do not use PXE in itself, you should still be able to do the same by passing parameters to your init process at boot loader prompt. Cf: http://trac.mondorescue.org/browser/branches/2.2.3/mindi/README.pxe

What the original bug report imply is that the physical interface is fixed in that process, which it shouldn't.

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