Features/NetworkManagerCLIAddConnection

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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