[systemd-devel] Unit to test if a domain is reachable

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Aug 14 15:21:24 PDT 2014

On Thu, 17.07.14 11:37, Moviuro (moviuro at gmail.com) wrote:

> However, everything I tried proved an utter failure: target says reached even 
> though it doesn't even have an IP on any link; wait-online obviously didn't 
> even check if I had a DNS whatsoever.

This sounds like a shortcoming of your network stack? network-wait-online.target is
supposed to be filled with meaning by your networking stack,
i.e. NetworkManager or suchlike. 

The implementation that is networkd should get this right really.

Which one are you using?


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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