1.3. Introduction to NetworkManager
ifcfgtype configuration files are still supported. See Section 1.8, “NetworkManager and the Network Scripts” for more information.
Table 1.1. A Summary of Networking Tools and Applications
|Application or Tool||Description|
|NetworkManager||The default networking daemon|
|nmtui||A simple curses-based text user interface (TUI) for NetworkManager|
|nmcli||A command-line tool provided to allow users and scripts to interact with NetworkManager|
|control-center||A graphical user interface tool provided by the GNOME Shell|
|nm-connection-editor||A GTK+ 3 application available for certain tasks not yet handled by control-center|
IPaddresses, static routes,
DNSinformation, and VPN connections, as well as many connection-specific parameters. NetworkManager provides an API via D-Bus which allows applications to query and control network configuration and state.