[avahi] Remotely configure IP
carloscastro7 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 12:47:52 PDT 2010
Thanks Lennart! I actually don't need to do that, cause I found out
that using Zeroconf and avahi to publish and browse for services, I
don't need to change the IP of the machine. But thanks for the info.
2010/4/25 Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>:
> On Wed, 21.04.10 15:08, Carlos Castro (carloscastro7 at gmail.com) wrote:
>> Hi everyone!
>> I want to remotely change a machine IP, so I can configure it exactly
>> the way I want. So I'm using avahi to use Zeroconf and publish this
>> machine on the network. Now that I can find it, I wonder if there is
>> some kind of software ou command, so I can configure it's IP address
>> from my workstation... I know I could use telnet ou ssh to connect to
>> this machine and change from there, but I want to know if such
>> software exists.
> Nope. Avahi cannot do that for you.
> Changing IP adresses remotely is problematic due to security concerns, so
> this should probably done only via an authenticated protocol, and no
> protocol Avahi implements is that.
> IIRC DHCP has a command for updating client configuration for active
> leases. You might want to investigate that.
> Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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