Start, Stop, Restart and Status of Network Service on CentOS 8 or RHEL 8

There are 2 ways to Start, Stop, Restart and also show Status of the network services on a CentOS 8 or RHEL 8 Linux system.

1. Using NetworkManager.service:

#sudo systemctl start

#sudo systemctl stop NetworkManager.service

#sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager.service

#sudo systemctl status NetworkManager.service


2. Using nmcli:
ref; nmcli is a command-line tool for controlling NetworkManager and reporting network status.
Alert: Do not run the "nmcli networking off" command if you are connected thru ssh based session, then you will end up getting ‘network connectivity lost'.

#sudo nmcli networking on

#sudo nmcli networking off

#sudo nmcli general status or #sudo nmcli device status

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