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Don't truncate interface names for periodic script: 420.status-network
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Authored by rew on Aug 11 2020, 7:34 AM.

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Summary

420.status-network uses netstat(1) to report interface status and by default
netstat(1) truncates interface names.

Add the -W (don't truncate interface names) flag to daily_status_network_netstat_flags
as a default in periodic.conf(5).

After this patch, the default 420.status-network command is netstat -i -d -W -n

There's a couple bug reports (linked below) where the expected behavior is to display
the entire interface name. It seems reasonable that this shoud be default behavior.

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=163572
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=214345

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rew requested review of this revision.Aug 11 2020, 7:34 AM
bcr added a subscriber: bcr.

OK from manpages. Don't forget to bump the .Dd of the man page for this content change when you commit.
Thanks!

Approved by: allanjude (mentor)

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Aug 18 2020, 1:25 PM