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Python package to interface with network intetrface cards (NICs) on Windows-based computers.

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Interface with network interface cards (NICs) on Windows-based computers. This package heavily wraps the Windows management instrumentation command-line (WMIC) and the netsh command-line utility via subprocess calls. No C dependencies or building from source files, just a lightweight and straightforward wrapper of utilities built into your Windows system.

Quick Start

First, obtain a NIC instance via the NetworkAdapters class. To do this, instantiate NetworkAdapters and specify the desired NIC. Specify the target NIC by registry index, name, or connection ID (control panel name):

>>> from win_nic import NetworkAdapters
>>> this_pc_nics = NetworkAdapters()
>>> ethernet_nic = this_pc_nics.get_nic(connection_id="Local Area Connection 1")

Now, interface with the NIC instance as needed by getting attributes or calling methods:

>>> ethernet_nic.property.ip_addresses
['192.168.0.2']
>>> ethernet_nic.net_connection_status
<NicNetConnectionStatus.CONNECTED: 2>
>>> ethernet_nic.set_static_address('192.168.0.3', '255.255.255.0', '192.168.0.1')
0

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