Bug 1492064

Summary: password is not saved when connecting to wifi via nmcli device wifi connect
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Vladimir Benes <vbenes>
Component: NetworkManagerAssignee: Beniamino Galvani <bgalvani>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Desktop QE <desktop-qa-list>
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Version: 7.4CC: atragler, bgalvani, fgiudici, lrintel, rkhan, sukulkar, thaller
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Last Closed: 2018-04-10 13:29:44 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Flags
journal log from NM
[PATCH] cli: wifi: connect with PSK when the AP supports WPA-PSK and WPA-EAP none

Description Vladimir Benes 2017-09-15 11:26:05 UTC
Description of problem:
[root@qe-dell-ovs5-vm-60 NetworkManager-ci]# nmcli device wifi connect wpa2-eap password secret123
Error: Connection activation failed: (0) No reason given.
[root@qe-dell-ovs5-vm-60 NetworkManager-ci]# echo $?

exit code is incorrect and password wasn't stored at all.

[root@qe-dell-ovs5-vm-60 NetworkManager-ci]# nmcli connection show wpa2-eap --show-secrets
connection.id:                          wpa2-eap
connection.uuid:                        df66a7d0-1172-493e-9774-07074e26f802
connection.stable-id:                   --
connection.interface-name:              --
connection.type:                        802-11-wireless
connection.autoconnect:                 yes
connection.autoconnect-priority:        0
connection.autoconnect-retries:         -1 (default)
connection.timestamp:                   0
connection.read-only:                   no
connection.permissions:                 --
connection.zone:                        --
connection.master:                      --
connection.slave-type:                  --
connection.autoconnect-slaves:          -1 (default)
connection.secondaries:                 --
connection.gateway-ping-timeout:        0
connection.metered:                     unknown
connection.lldp:                        -1 (default)
802-11-wireless.ssid:                   wpa2-eap
802-11-wireless.mode:                   infrastructure
802-11-wireless.band:                   --
802-11-wireless.channel:                0
802-11-wireless.bssid:                  --
802-11-wireless.rate:                   0
802-11-wireless.tx-power:               0
802-11-wireless.mac-address:            --
802-11-wireless.cloned-mac-address:     --
802-11-wireless.mac-address-blacklist:  --
802-11-wireless.mtu:                    auto
802-11-wireless.seen-bssids:            --
802-11-wireless.hidden:                 no
802-11-wireless.powersave:              default (0)
802-11-wireless-security.key-mgmt:      wpa-psk
802-11-wireless-security.wep-tx-keyidx: 0
802-11-wireless-security.auth-alg:      open
802-11-wireless-security.proto:         --
802-11-wireless-security.pairwise:      --
802-11-wireless-security.group:         --
802-11-wireless-security.leap-username: --
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key0:      --
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key1:      --
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key2:      --
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key3:      --
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key-flags: 0 (none)
802-11-wireless-security.wep-key-type:  0 (unknown)
802-11-wireless-security.psk:           --
802-11-wireless-security.psk-flags:     0 (none)
802-11-wireless-security.leap-password: --
802-11-wireless-security.leap-password-flags:0 (none)
ipv4.method:                            auto
ipv4.dns:                               --
ipv4.dns-search:                        --
ipv4.dns-options:                       (default)
ipv4.dns-priority:                      0
ipv4.addresses:                         --
ipv4.gateway:                           --
ipv4.routes:                            --
ipv4.route-metric:                      -1
ipv4.ignore-auto-routes:                no
ipv4.ignore-auto-dns:                   no
ipv4.dhcp-client-id:                    --
ipv4.dhcp-timeout:                      0
ipv4.dhcp-send-hostname:                yes
ipv4.dhcp-hostname:                     --
ipv4.dhcp-fqdn:                         --
ipv4.never-default:                     no
ipv4.may-fail:                          yes
ipv4.dad-timeout:                       -1 (default)
ipv6.method:                            auto
ipv6.dns:                               --
ipv6.dns-search:                        --
ipv6.dns-options:                       (default)
ipv6.dns-priority:                      0
ipv6.addresses:                         --
ipv6.gateway:                           --
ipv6.routes:                            --
ipv6.route-metric:                      -1
ipv6.ignore-auto-routes:                no
ipv6.ignore-auto-dns:                   no
ipv6.never-default:                     no
ipv6.may-fail:                          yes
ipv6.ip6-privacy:                       -1 (unknown)
ipv6.addr-gen-mode:                     stable-privacy
ipv6.dhcp-send-hostname:                yes
ipv6.dhcp-hostname:                     --
ipv6.token:                             --
proxy.method:                           none
proxy.browser-only:                     no
proxy.pac-url:                          --
proxy.pac-script:                       --

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. simwifi_wpa2psk_no_profile test

Additional info:
actually it works on my real machine, but in VMs wih mac80211_hwsim based wifi it simply doesn't work. It's cli only installation.

Comment 1 Vladimir Benes 2017-09-15 11:27:19 UTC
Created attachment 1326424 [details]
journal log from NM

Comment 2 Beniamino Galvani 2017-09-17 17:43:21 UTC
Created attachment 1326995 [details]
[PATCH] cli: wifi: connect with PSK when the AP supports WPA-PSK and WPA-EAP

Comment 3 Thomas Haller 2017-09-17 17:54:32 UTC
(In reply to Beniamino Galvani from comment #2)
> Created attachment 1326995 [details]
> [PATCH] cli: wifi: connect with PSK when the AP supports WPA-PSK and WPA-EAP


Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2018-04-10 13:29:44 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.