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Bug 1654296 - nmcli not save 802-1x.ca-path setting
Summary: nmcli not save 802-1x.ca-path setting
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lubomir Rintel
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2018-11-28 12:30 UTC by kecsula
Modified: 2019-11-27 20:07 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 20:07:04 UTC
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Description kecsula 2018-11-28 12:30:25 UTC
Description of problem:

When I am using nmcli and edit or create wireless connection, the 802-1x.ca-path parameter is empty! 

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


How reproducible:

1. Edit connecction with nmcli

# nmcli connection edit Office
===| nmcli interactive connection editor |===

Editing existing '802-11-wireless' connection: 'Office'

Type 'help' or '?' for available commands.
Type 'describe [<setting>.<prop>]' for detailed property description.

You may edit the following settings: connection, 802-11-wireless (wifi), 802-11-wireless-security (wifi-sec), 802-1x, ipv4, ipv6, tc, proxy
nmcli> set 802-1x.ca-path /etc/pki/tls 
nmcli> save
Connection 'Office' (ecc279de-5785-413d-8dd2-bf4579392dab) successfully updated.
nmcli> quit
The connection is not saved. Do you really want to quit? (yes/no) [no] 

2. Create new connecction with nmcli 

# nmcli con add type 802-11-wireless con-name Office ....  802-1x.ca-path /etc/pki/tls

Connection 'Office' (295f96b6-fd37-4c78-a6ac-9c7191fddf9c) successfully added.

# nmcli connection show Office | grep ca

802-1x.ca-cert:                         /etc/pki/tls/caserver.pem
802-1x.ca-cert-password:                <hidden>
802-1x.ca-cert-password-flags:          0 (nincs)
802-1x.ca-path:                         --
802-1x.phase2-ca-cert:                  --
802-1x.phase2-ca-cert-password:         <hidden>
802-1x.phase2-ca-cert-password-flags:   0 (nincs)
802-1x.phase2-ca-path:                  --
802-1x.system-ca-certs:                 no

Actual results:

Network connetion CA error:

Nov 28 12:16:17 cspaldi-nb wpa_supplicant[1371]: SSL: SSL3 alert: write (local SSL3 detected an error):fatal:unknown CA

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 20:24:22 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 29 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 29 on 2019-11-26.
It is Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no longer
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Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 20:07:04 UTC
Fedora 29 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-11-26. Fedora 29 is
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