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I want the ability to toggle between two wireless states:

  1. Only connect to Access Point A, disconnect from anything else right now, try to connect to AP-A.

  2. Only connect to AP-B or AP-C, disconnect from AP-A, try to connect to anything allowed.

The second halves of each could easily be the same code (disconnect from everything, connect to anything allowed) but how do I script the first bit?

This can be achieved manually by opening the connections settings screen, editing a connection, and toggling the "Connect Automatically" checkbox.

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Have you tried running nmcli for configuring NM?

I've just played a bit with nmcli con up id <AP essid> and it seems that with some scripting it could probably work...

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