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Learning RHEL Networking by Andrew Mallett

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Adding a new profile with the Control Center

More useful for mobile systems, such as laptop devices and tablets, we may configure profiles to easily load network configuration information specific to the location where you use the device. For example, if you are using a laptop at home, you may have a specific static IP address set, whereas when at work, you may have a DHCP-assigned address. Profiles can handle this situation easily and effortlessly.

Using the Add Profile button from the Network Settings control center, we are presented with the New Profile dialog box. From the left-side panel, we can select an option from the following given options:

  • Security
  • Identity
  • IPv4
  • IPv6

We will create a new profile for DHCP for when at home; if you remember, ...

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