There is info on how to connect to ethernet(eth0) with nmcli using a static IP, but nothing on how to connect to wifi (wlan0)?
This sets up a connection profile but how to add the password and actually bring up the connection?

nmcli con add con-name "mySSID" ifname wlan0 type wifi ssid "mySSID" ip4

NOTE: The following is only guaranteed to work with nmcli v1.22 (because that's what version I have), the latest is probably very similar but, in my case there's a random -- required; it is in the documentation specified for that command. Check your version with nmcli -v then check the specific documentation here >>Network Manager (after you click your version click the nmcli link)

I.e., for Version 1.2

nmcli con add con-name "&%TEST%&" type wifi ifname mlan0 ssid "&%SSIDNAME%&" -- wifi-sec.key-mgmt wpa-psk wifi-sec.psk "&%PASSPHRASE%&" ipv4.method manual ipv4.address ipv4.dns, ipv4.gateway


nmcli con up "&%TEST%&"

However, it may be more wise to ignore the con-name because you can have multiple connections with the same name. (Luckily nmcli con delete "&%TEST%& deletes all of those at once!)

You could use the uuid instead.

find it by nmcli con show then connect using

nmcli con up uuid 1c86c960-8533-11e7-bb31-be2e44b06b34 (*your uuid will not be the same...)

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