Then went in to th applet menu VPN Connections -> Configure VPN
There I click "Add" and entered the config settings for the RH VPN
now I close out of that
Back on the NetworkManager applet, I'm expecting to see the new connection name
there (Red Hat VPN). However I don't, its not listed. Now I go back to
Configure VPN and see that the Red Hat VPN settings are there (so it didn't
forget about it). Consequently I couldn't get it to use/enable this VPN config.
Then I rebooted and things worked fine: the "Red Hat VPN" now appears under "VPN
This bug is to note that the initial time you create a new connection config the
applet can't use it until its restarted.
Looks like you have to restart the NM daemon.
This is also true of NetworkManager-openvpn.
Restarting NetworkManager service doesn't help me here. Maybe related to my
x86_64 installation, but anyway -- NM-vpnc just doesn't work me at all.
Matej, this on fc-6 or fc-7 ?
fc-6 daily updated
Reassigning to NetworkManager (could somebody change the component to
NetworkManager ? can't seem to be able to do it). The FC-6 version of NM needs a
bunch of patches. This looks like a bug in nm-applet. As far as i can see,
nm-vpn-properties adds the right fields to gconf.
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