[systemd-devel] Adding additional network interfaces "dynamically", after networkd startup finishes

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed May 27 06:41:34 PDT 2015

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 2:03 PM, Peter Lemenkov <lemenkov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All!
> My network is managed via systemd-networkd. I'm trying to create
> additional network bridge after another one service (VPN) is started.
> Right now I'm having a ExecStartPost directive, which creates
> /run/systemd/network, creates a necessary netdev/link/network files
> here, and restarts networkd (/bin/systemctl restart
> systemd-networkd.service).
> I wonder if it's a correct way to "dynamically" create network
> interfaces? Is it possible to ask networkd to re-read its
> configuration w/o restarting? Maybe D-Bus commands or something?

There is no correct way of doing this at the moment. It is next on my
list of features to work on.



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