Commit ee93c63e authored by Johan Hugé's avatar Johan Hugé Committed by Thomas Gambier

doc: clarify system configuration when using --default

parent 426e9299
......@@ -85,25 +85,30 @@ If the `/etc/re6stnet/re6stnet.conf` configuration file exists, `re6stnet` is
automatically started as a system daemon, by ``systemd``\ (1). Debian package
also provides SysV init scripts.
Important note about NetworkManager
-----------------------------------
Important note about ``--default`` option
-----------------------------------------
It is required to configure properly every connection defined in NetworkManager
because default settings are wrong and conflict with re6st:
When re6st is configured to route all your IPv6 traffic (``--default``),
any other interface providing IPv6 must have no default route. Otherwise,
re6st either refuses to start or aborts if it detect a default route.
- If re6st routes all your IPv6 traffic, using ``--default`` option, then make
sure to disable IPv6 in NetworkManager.
Correct usage of NetworkManager
-------------------------------
- Otherwise, the following options must be set in [ipv6] section::
It is required to configure properly every connection defined in NetworkManager
because default settings are wrong and conflict with re6st. If ``--default`` is
used, then disable IPv6, else enable the following options in the [ipv6]
section::
ignore-auto-routes=true
never-default=true
In applets, these options are usually named:
In applets, these options are usually named:
- Ignore automatically obtained routes (KDE & Gnome)
- Use only for resources on this connection (KDE)
- Use this connection only for resources on its network (Gnome)
- Ignore automatically obtained routes (KDE & Gnome)
- Use only for resources on this connection (KDE)
- Use this connection only for resources on its network (Gnome)
HOW TO
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