The following article will talk about how to disable the Network Manager service in relation to cPanel or WHM.
The functions of the Network Manager service are the following:
Further it is important to note that extreme caution must be exercised by the given user when disabling the Network Manager service. This is particularly significant as incorrectly disabling the Network Manager can have far-reaching effects such as the loss of network services altogether.
One must keep in mind that it is necessary to either disable or to enable the Network Manager service before having even installed cPanel or WHM.
One has to simply correctly execute the following steps in order to successfully disable the Network Manager:
However, this can be done only if the above key values exist in the given server.
In a circumstance where either of the aforementioned keys so not exist on one’s ifcfg-eth0 and ifcfg-lo files, one should not attempt to add the same.
Instead, it is advisable to proceed directly to the next outlined step in the process.
The above steps should be executed or performed from the server’s console in order to ensure that there is no interruption to the network’s connectivity during the same.
Successfully following or performing the steps outlined in the document will enable a user to Disable the Network Manager service. However, it is important to exercise caution while doing the same.