Features/NetworkManagerCLIAddConnection

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== Adding NetworkManager Connections via CLI ==
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= Adding NetworkManager Connections via CLI =
  
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
  
Support for adding new NetworkManager connections using the
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Support for adding new NetworkManager connections using the nmcli commandline tool.
nmcli commandline tool.
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== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==
 
 
* Name: [[User:jklimes|Jiří Klimeš]]
 
* Name: [[User:jklimes|Jiří Klimeš]]
 
* Email: jklimes at redhat.com
 
* Email: jklimes at redhat.com
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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
 
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* Targeted release: [[Releases/20|Fedora 20]]
* Targeted release: [[Releases/19|Fedora 19]]
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* Last updated: 2013-03-19
* Last updated: 2013-01-08
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* Percentage of completion: 75%
* Percentage of completion: 10%
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== Detailed description ==
 
== 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.  
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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 ==
 
== 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.
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Fedora is moving towards using NetworkManager as the main network configuration software. Adding new network connections is a common task and thus should be supported on the command line, in addition to GUI clients like nm-connection-editor.
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There will be two modes for connection addition: interactive - suitable for running in scripts, non-interactive guided mode targeted for manual editing.
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
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* See [[Talk:Features/NetworkManagerCLIAddConnection]]
 
* See [[Talk:Features/NetworkManagerCLIAddConnection]]
  
[[Category:FeatureAcceptedF19]]
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[[Category:FeatureReadyForWrangler]]

Latest revision as of 18:00, 17 July 2013

Contents

[edit] Adding NetworkManager Connections via CLI

[edit] Summary

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

[edit] Owner

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 20
  • Last updated: 2013-03-19
  • Percentage of completion: 75%

[edit] 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.

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

Fedora is moving towards using NetworkManager as the main network configuration software. Adding new network connections is a common task and thus should be supported on the command line, in addition to GUI clients like nm-connection-editor. There will be two modes for connection addition: interactive - suitable for running in scripts, non-interactive guided mode targeted for manual editing.

[edit] Scope

NetworkManager's nmcli tool.

[edit] How To Test

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

[edit] User Experience

Administrators will be able to configure new connections via a simple command-line interface

[edit] Dependencies

None.

[edit] Contingency Plan

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

[edit] Documentation

Documentation will be drafted at Networking/CLI.

[edit] Release Notes

NetworkManager now supports adding new connections via CLI.

[edit] Comments and Discussion