Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252186
FutureFeature: Perfect Forward Secrecy option (nopfs)
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:09:17 EDT
Description of problem:
I can't configure my VPN connection with the NetworkManager-vpnc because there
is no option "Perfect Forward Secrecy".
If I use vpnc directly with a config file it works fine, but if I configure the
same connection in the NetworkManager it connects, sets the default route to the
tunnel and the resulting connection simply doesn't work.
My (working) config-file for vpnc contains only gateway, group and password data
and the lines:
IKE DH Group DH2
Perfect Forward Secrecy nopfs
vpnc help says DH2 is the default setting, so the nopfs option should be the
problem. This would be an easy thing to implement in the Networkmanager. I would
be happy to see this in the future.
Version-Release number of selected component:
You should be able to enter the option manually using gconf-editor:
Go to the /system/networking/connections/x/ directory that corresponds to your
vpn setup. Under vpn-properties, create a key "Perfect@32@Forward@32@Secrecy"
with value "nopfs".
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