On 12/23/2017 11:54 AM, Marmorstein, Robert wrote:
I agree that the nm-online manpage is confusing. My experiments seem
that perhaps "active" means the network interface is "up" in the
sense that the
interface is listening for data-link layer (i.e. Ethernet) frames. It doesn't seem
like it means the interface actually has an IP address configured.
File a bug report. Either it should wait for an IP address, or the
documentation is wrong. One way or another, it's a bug.