Bug 252186 - FutureFeature: Perfect Forward Secrecy option (nopfs)
Summary: FutureFeature: Perfect Forward Secrecy option (nopfs)
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager-vpnc   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Denis Leroy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-14 16:23 UTC by Oliver Merle
Modified: 2008-06-17 02:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:09:17 UTC
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Description Oliver Merle 2007-08-14 16:23:59 UTC
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.

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Comment 1 Denis Leroy 2007-11-21 14:58:04 UTC
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".

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:58:48 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:09:14 UTC
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