nmcli - notes

Show connections

nmcli con show

Show active connections

nmcli con show --active

Show connection configuration settings


nmcli con show "<device name>" 

Show device status

nmcli dev show


nmcli dev status

Connections can be modified or changed with nmcli con mod

Create new connection

nmcli con add

nmcli con add con-name "static-eth0" ifname eth0 type ethernet ip4 gw4

Nmcli con mod

nmcli con mod static-eth0 ipv4.dns <ipaddress>

Activate connection

nmcli con up <name>

Disable autoconnect

Nic teaming

define team interface

nmcli con add type team con-name team0  ifname team0 config '{"runner": {"name": "activebackup"}'

What it means:

Give team0 an ip address

nmcli con mod team0 ipv4.addresses '<someip>'
nmcli con mod team0 ipv4.method manual

What it means:

Create team ports using connection type team slave

nmcli con add type team-slave con-name team0-port1 ifname eno1 master team0

What it means:

check team state

teamdctl team0 state

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