Description of problem:
I have come to find that the path is not mentioned in neither the man page nor /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf. The only places where this is mentioned within the /etc/NetworkManager directory are /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/11-dhclient and /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/10-ifcfg-rh-routes.sh and none of those are mentioned in neither the man page nor /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf. I find that this directory is very important because it contains the named connection configuration file which allows NetworkManager function and allows easy user access to configure network settings without GUI. Is there a reason why mention of this directory has remained so scarce?
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`man NetworkManager.conf` says:
Lists system settings plugin names separated by ','. These plugins
are used to read and write system-wide connections.
(See below for the available plugins.)
This plugin is used on the Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
distributions to read and write configuration from the standard
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* files. It currently supports
reading Ethernet, Wi-Fi, InfiniBand, VLAN, Bond, Bridge, and Team
connections. Enabling ifcfg-rh implicitly enables ibft plugin, if
it is available. This can be disabled by adding no-ibft.
Yes. That should be improved.
Btw, another "easy user access to configure network settings without GUI" is nmcli or nmtui. Where the files nor their format matter.
Created attachment 1448289 [details]
[patch] man: improve explaining settings plugins in manual NetworkManager.conf
merged upstream: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/commit/?id=5f94476b2664b1f3cfbfae929e24746282bd63fb
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