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A connection type. Allowed values are: adsl, bond, bond-slave, bridge, bridge-slave, bluetooth, cdma, ethernet, gsm, infiniband, olpc-mesh, team, team-slave, vlan, wifi, wimax. Each connection type has type-specific command options. For example:
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A device name relevant for the connection.
A `gsm` connection requires the access point name specified in an [option]`apn`.
A name used for the connection profile. If you do not specify a connection name, one will be generated as follows:
An identification string assigned by the user to a connection profile. Id can be used in nmcli connection commands to identify a connection. The NAME field in the command output always denotes the connection id. It refers to the same connection profile name that the con-name does.
A unique identification string assigned by the system to a connection profile. The `uuid` can be used in [command]`nmcli connection` commands to identify a connection.
A `wifi` device requires the service set identifier specified in a [option]`ssid`.
_connection.type -connection.interface-name_
Following are some of the important [application]*nmcli* property options:
nmcli c add connection.type gsm apn pass:quotes[_access_point_name_]
nmcli c add connection.type wifi ssid
_My identifier_
nmcli con add connection.interface-name _eth0_ type _ethernet_
See the comprehensive list in the [citetitle]_pass:attributes[{blank}]*nmcli*(1)_ man page.
The most important options for [application]*nmcli* commands such as `show`, `up`, `down` are: