CentOS 8 how to restart the network!

Yes you have that right, the network service in CentOS 8 no longer exists.  So there is no more systemctl restart network

You can restart NetworkManager but it doesn't have the same effect or ifup/ifdown on all interfaces. 

To replicate that the best you can do is type the following commands to nmcli

nmcli networking off; nmcli networking on
 

*Don't forget the semi-colon otherwise you'll go offline if you are connecting to a remote Virtual or Dedicated Server

If you added new IPs/aliases just do this (replace eth0 with your NIC name):

ifdown eth0;ifup eth0


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