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4.2. Configuring Static Routes Using nmcli

To configure static routes using the nmcli tool, use one of the following:
  • the nmcli command line
  • the nmcli interactive editor

Example 4.1. Configuring Static Routes Using nmcli

To configure a static route for an existing Ethernet connection using the command line:
~]# nmcli connection modify enp1s0 +ipv4.routes ""
This will direct traffic for the subnet to the gateway at

Example 4.2. Configuring Static Routes with nmcli Editor

To configure a static route for an Ethernet connection using the interactive editor:
~]$ nmcli con edit ens3
===| nmcli interactive connection editor |===

Editing existing '802-3-ethernet' connection: 'ens3'

Type 'help' or '?' for available commands.
Type 'describe [<setting>.<prop>]' for detailed property description.

You may edit the following settings: connection, 802-3-ethernet (ethernet), 802-1x, dcb, ipv4, ipv6, tc, proxy
nmcli> set ipv4.routes
nmcli> save persistent
Connection 'ens3' (23f8b65a-8f3d-41a0-a525-e3bc93be83b8) successfully updated.
nmcli> quit