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On a desktop machine, there's a GUI component to control the connections. But on a server, usually no user is present.

  • How do I need to configure NetworkManager to work on a server?
  • Where are the keys for WLAN stored/configured?
  • How do I tell NetworkManager to bring up a connection or take it down again?
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Are you saying you want a GUI, or is the command line version acceptable? – belacqua Feb 6 '11 at 21:57
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The command line interface for NetworkManager is nmcli command. You can bring up or down connections with nmcli, or use ifup and ifdown commands bring up or down entire interfaces.

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