NetworkManageris a very popular network configuration utility and is used by default on Fedora, CentOS Stream, CentOS, AlmaLinux 8, and Rocky Linux 8.
The systemd-networkdtool is a newer tool developed as part of systemd. Arch and modern versions of Ubuntu (17.
Every Compute Instance is assigned several IP addresses, including a pubic IPv4 address and a public IPv6 SLAACaddress.
The ifupdownpackage is an older network configuration software that’s still used by Debian and older Ubuntu distributions (such as 16.
Many users might not understand the network protocols they are using, but networking is a critical topic for application programmers and architects.
In cloud computing, failover is the concept of rerouting traffic to a backup system should the original system become inaccessible.
Note Not all data centers support configuring IP failover over BGP. Review the Configuring Failover on a Compute Instanceto learn more about IP Sharing / IP failover availability within each data center.
Note Not all data centers supports configuring IP failover through keepalived. Review the Configuring IP Failover on a Compute Instanceto learn more about IP Sharing / IP failover availability within each data center.
Multi-queue NICs (network interface cards) are supported on all Linode Compute Instances that have 2 or more CPU cores (vCPUs).
All Linodes are created with one IPv4 address and one for IPv6. An IPv4 address is assigned by our infrastructure from a pool of unused addresses when you create your Linode, and Stateless Address Autoconfiguration(SLAAC) is used for IPv6 assignment.
Default IPv6 Configuration All Linodes are created with one IPv6 address, which is acquired by Stateless Address Autoconfiguration(SLAAC).
As IPv4 address exhaustion nears, many people are making the switch to IPv6.
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