10.3.4 /etc/sysconfig/network

The /etc/sysconfig/network file specifies additional information that is valid to all network interfaces on the system. The following entries from /etc/sysconfig/network define that IPv4 networking is enabled, IPv6 networking is not enabled, the host name of the system, and the IP address of the default network gateway:

NETWORKING=yes
NETWORKING_IPV6=no
HOSTNAME=host20.mydomain.com
GATEWAY=192.168.1.1

For more information, see /usr/share/doc/initscripts*/sysconfig.txt.