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System-config-network backend functionality

Here is list of all functions which should network backend provide


what where
Set IP address, netmask, gateway, DNS server, MAC, routes, DHCP, MTU etc. (for each interface) /etc/sysconfig/network/* & NetworkManager
Set the hostname /bin/hostname
Set parameters of network hardware
Set known hosts /etc/hosts
Please comment
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