[systemd-devel] ip forwarding

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Nov 6 01:28:56 PST 2015



Am 06.11.2015 um 10:20 schrieb Mantas Mikul─Śnas:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 11:09 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net
> <mailto:h.reindl at thelounge.net>> wrote:
>
>     Am 06.11.2015 um 08:11 schrieb Johannes Ernst:
>
>         This makes my point. The default = 0 is counter intuitive and
>         costs much time for the lucky ones among us who can figure it
>         out. The rest will just give up...
>
>     defaults should have security in mind, most setups don't need it
>     enabled and the ones which will just give up don't understand what
>     they are doing anyways and so bette don't mess with it
>
>
> The _kernel_ default is also 0 anyway, for both global and per-interface
> settings.
>
> The problem is that now you cannot _enable_ it via the usual routes
> (sysctl) anymore, because networkd mindlessly overrides that. As a
> long-time sysadmin, surely you wouldn't like your explicit configuration
> having been broken that way?

ok, *that* must not happen, the place for such settings is sysctl.conf 
or /etc/sysctl.d/

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