Features/NetworkManagerCLIAddConnection

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Revision as of 12:09, 8 January 2013

Contents

Adding NetworkManager Connections via CLI

Summary

Support for adding new NetworkManager connections using the nmcli commandline tool.

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 19
  • Last updated: 2013-01-08
  • Percentage of completion: 10%

Detailed description

Administrators will be able to configure new connections via a simple command-line interface. It will be possible to create and activate new connections, as well as delete them.

Benefit to Fedora

Fedora is moving towards using NetworkManager as the main network configuration software. Adding new network connections is a common task and should by supported on command line.

Scope

NetworkManager's nmcli tool.

How To Test

Create a connection using nmcli and check that it was successful.

User Experience

CLI.

Dependencies

None.

Contingency Plan

Administrators can continue hand-editing configuration files in keyfile or ifcfg format.

Documentation

Documentation will be drafted at Networking/CLI.

Release Notes

NetworkManager now supports adding new connections via CLI.

Comments and Discussion