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       networkd.conf, networkd.conf.d - Global Network configuration files






       These configuration files control global network parameters. Currently the DHCP Unique
       Identifier (DUID).


       The default configuration is defined during compilation, so a configuration file is only
       needed when it is necessary to deviate from those defaults. By default, the configuration
       file in /etc/systemd/ contains commented out entries showing the defaults as a guide to
       the administrator. This file can be edited to create local overrides.

       When packages need to customize the configuration, they can install configuration snippets
       in /usr/lib/systemd/*.conf.d/. Files in /etc/ are reserved for the local administrator,
       who may use this logic to override the configuration files installed by vendor packages.
       The main configuration file is read before any of the configuration directories, and has
       the lowest precedence; entries in a file in any configuration directory override entries
       in the single configuration file. Files in the *.conf.d/ configuration subdirectories are
       sorted by their filename in lexicographic order, regardless of which of the subdirectories
       they reside in. When multiple files specify the same option, for options which accept just
       a single value, the entry in the file with the lexicographically latest name takes
       precedence. For options which accept a list of values, entries are collected as they occur
       in files sorted lexicographically. It is recommended to prefix all filenames in those
       subdirectories with a two-digit number and a dash, to simplify the ordering of the files.

       To disable a configuration file supplied by the vendor, the recommended way is to place a
       symlink to /dev/null in the configuration directory in /etc/, with the same filename as
       the vendor configuration file.


       This section configures the DHCP Unique Identifier (DUID) value used by DHCP protocol.
       DHCPv6 client protocol sends the DHCP Unique Identifier and the interface Identity
       Association Identifier (IAID) to a DHCP server when acquiring a dynamic IPv6 address.
       DHCPv4 client protocol sends IAID and DUID to the DHCP server when acquiring a dynamic
       IPv4 address if ClientIdentifier=duid. IAID and DUID allows a DHCP server to uniquely
       identify the machine and the interface requesting a DHCP IP. To configure IAID and
       ClientIdentifier, see

       The following options are understood:

           Specifies how the DUID should be generated. See RFC 3315[1] for a description of all
           the options.

           The following values are understood:

               If "DUIDType=vendor", then the DUID value will be generated using "43793" as the
               vendor identifier (systemd) and hashed contents of machine-id(5). This is the
               default if DUIDType= is not specified.

           link-layer-time, link-layer, uuid
               Those values are parsed and can be used to set the DUID type field, but DUID
               contents must be provided using DUIDRawData=.

           In all cases, DUIDRawData= can be used to override the actual DUID value that is used.

           Specifies the DHCP DUID value as a single newline-terminated, hexadecimal string, with
           each byte separated by ":". The DUID that is sent is composed of the DUID type
           specified by DUIDType= and the value configured here.

           The DUID value specified here overrides the DUID that systemd-networkd generates using
           the machine-id from the /etc/machine-id file. To configure DUID per-network, see
  The configured DHCP DUID should conform to the specification in
           RFC 3315[2], RFC 6355[3]. To configure IAID, see

           Example 1. A DUIDType=vendor with a custom value


           This specifies a 14 byte DUID, with the type DUID-EN ("00:02"), enterprise number
           43793 ("00:00:ab:11"), and identifier value "f9:2a:c2:77:29:f9:5c:00".


       systemd(1),, machine-id(1)


        1. RFC 3315

        2. RFC 3315

        3. RFC 6355