Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 434821
NM connects once only to WPA2/EAP-TLS access point
Last modified: 2009-01-09 04:11:50 EST
Description of problem:
I just got a new router/access point that's configured for WPA2/EAP-TLS,
alongside my old access point with WPA/EAP-TLS. Both connect to the same RADIUS
server. The WPA network works fine, but the new WPA2 set-up seems to only ever
be able to connect just *once*. This first connection will work fine. If
I try to connect again, it fails and prompts for the certificate
information again. To get it to work, I have to stop NetworkManager and
nm-applet, ifconfig the interface down, and start them up again. Note in
the logs below that eth1 never gets beyond stage 4 with the second go.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.6.7.svn3302.fc8 from updates-testing.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reset the net subsystem: stop NM, ifconfig <wireless> down, start NM.
2. Find a WPA2/EAP-TLS network.
3. Enter details for user certificate, ID, CA, etc. and connect.
4. NM connects. Choose the network from the applet list again.
5. NM disconnects, doesn't reconnect, displays the key details dialog again.
6. Re-enter details.
NM fails to connect on all subsequent attempts until it is restarted.
Seamless reconnect, as with WPA/EAP-TLS.
Access point may be configured for "WPA/WPA2" or just "WPA2". Same result in
Created attachment 295819 [details]
NetworkManager debug output
Created attachment 295820 [details]
nm-applet debug output
Also seen with iwl4965 card on separate machine.
Still present in NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.6.8.svn3623.fc8. Possible problem with
Sorry to be royal nag... any more on this re-association problem? Seen with
NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.6.8.svn3669.fc8 and wpa_supplicant-0.5.10-4.fc8. Seems to
just happen with WPA2-Enterprise, PSK re-associates most times (sometimes it
times out and asks for the password) when asked. No problems with the set-up
under Windows XP, either...
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