A chain link fence is often considered a temporary solution. However, you can use a chain link fence in a permanent setting, but you want to make sure it is properly installed. This article explains how to best pour the concrete for the posts.
Digging the Footings for the Posts
The key to making sure your vertical posts are strong is pouring a solid concrete footing. For the best results, you should pour the footing about half as deep as the fence is tall.