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How to call a script when a network interface is down?

asked 2017-10-11 19:31:35 +0000

gwendal gravatar image

updated 2017-10-11 19:32:55 +0000

I would like to call a script when one of my network interfaces is down. The network interface was configured using NetworkManager, and it is a VPN connection. Is that possible?

I am running Fedora 27 beta, but I'm also interested for Fedora 26 since it's probably the same answer.

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answered 2017-10-12 00:56:18 +0000

You need to add a script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ for vpn down you should name it vpn-down please read more here

Good luck.

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Asked: 2017-10-11 19:31:35 +0000

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Last updated: Oct 12 '17