How to configure a VLAN on top of a bond with NetworkManager

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  • Need an 802.1q VLAN on top of a bond in RHEL 7 when using NetworkManager
  • VLAN interface configured on top of bonding device continuously loops with setup and teardown


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, or 8
  • NetworkManager (nmcli or nm-connection-editor)

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