nmcli-connection

Connection management with NetworkManager.

TLDR

List all NetworkManager connections (shows name, UUID, type and device)

$ nmcli connection
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Activate a connection by specifying a UUID
$ nmcli connection up uuid [uuid]
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Deactivate a connection
$ nmcli connection down uuid [uuid]
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Create an auto-configured dual stack connection
$ nmcli connection add ifname [interface_name] type [ethernet] ipv4.method [auto] ipv6.method [auto]
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Create a static IPv6-only connection
$ nmcli connection add ifname [interface_name] type [ethernet] ip6 [2001:db8::2/64] gw6 [2001:db8::1] ipv6.dns [2001:db8::1] ipv4.method [ignore]
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Create a static IPv4-only connection
$ nmcli connection add ifname [interface_name] type [ethernet] ip4 [10.0.0.7/8] gw4 [10.0.0.1] ipv4.dns [10.0.0.1] ipv6.method [ignore]
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Create a VPN connection using OpenVPN from a OVPN file
$ nmcli connection import type [openvpn] file [path/to/vpn_config.ovpn]
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