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Latest revision as of 18:00, 17 July 2013
 Adding NetworkManager Connections via CLI
Support for adding new NetworkManager connections using the nmcli commandline tool.
 Current status
- Targeted release: Fedora 20
- Last updated: 2013-03-19
- Percentage of completion: 75%
 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 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.
NetworkManager's nmcli tool.
 How To Test
Create a connection using nmcli and check that it was successful.
 User Experience
Administrators will be able to configure new connections via a simple command-line interface
 Contingency Plan
Administrators can continue hand-editing configuration files in keyfile or ifcfg format.
Documentation will be drafted at Networking/CLI.
 Release Notes
NetworkManager now supports adding new connections via CLI.