I am using Fedora 19, there is no ~/.gconf/networking/NetworkManager directory, and system-wide /etc/NetworkManager has no files required.

I want to export my user's NetworkManager configurations, that is Wireless, VPN credentials (ip, username, password) to a file, or at least find the directory where they are stored in Fedora 19. How to do that?


In Fedora seems that /etc/NetworkManager doesn't work, it's always empty. Take a look at /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, I found mine here.

  • Are these system wide or user? The OP wants his "user" configs. – slm Jul 3 '13 at 22:01
  • it's really there named ifcfg-home, but without password field (data) what i also want to export – easl Jul 3 '13 at 22:05
  • @loofda - It must be kept somewhere else as well, I don't have that in my directory. – slm Jul 3 '13 at 22:07
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    @loofda on my system the keys are in the same directory. – Renan Jul 3 '13 at 22:08
  • thanks! i've found it, it was in separate file keys-home – easl Jul 3 '13 at 22:10

If you run the following command you can determine what files NetworkManager is using to store it's config info:

$ sudo lsof | grep NetworkMa

You can also list out the contents of the NetworkManager package to see where things are kept (v0.8.5.92):

$ rpm -ql NetworkManager
  • Won't work for files that are no longer open. – Pavel Šimerda Jun 6 '14 at 21:55

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