Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446920
NetworkManager can't find .pem files
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:52:42 EDT
Description of problem:
When I try to connect to a WPA Enterprise wireless network, NetworkManager can't
find any CA .pem files in the specified route.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
In NetworkManager applet, connect to a WPA encrypted network and try to select a
.pem file in the specified route. It doesn't appear.
Steps to Reproduce:
No files in directory.
Some .pem files recognized.
I forgot to add that this annoying bug happens on Fedora 9.
Do your PEM files have the textual representation of the certificate before it
has the actual binary certificate data? Basically, how many bytes of the file
are before the "--------- BEGIN CERTIFICATE -------------" string?
I can confirm a similar issue. Now, I just go to /etc/pki/tls/cert.pem and try
to point it at that. The terminal shows me it is there, but I cannot see it in
nm-applet's file browser. It looks like the cert.pem file is a large
concatenated list of certificate authorities with the actual certs padded with
what you call a textual representation of the certificate.
Could this be actually an issue with openssl since "yum whatprovides
/etc/pki/tls/cert.pem" gives me openssl
Going to see if Fedora 8 acts similarly.
I have confirmed same behavior with Fedora 8. We have a wireless network
similar to the setup here: http://www.divms.uiowa.edu/help/wireless/fedora9.html
We need to point our "CA Certificate" to the specific Thawte CA (which other
distros have as separate files for each CA), but cannot do that. I do not wish
to download the CA from Thawte itself because I want it to be maintained from
the package manager...and hence I also do not want to export the CA from the FF
This bug has been triaged
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
There may be an additional rub with this. I see that this may very well be fixed with recent versions of 10 on up. Now I cannot get this pem bundle provided by ca-certificates to be accepted in Network Manager. I reported this recently:
Why can't the CA be separated into separate pem files instead of a big bundle like SUSE and the deb based distros?
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Hello, I have the same behavior on a Fedora 11 system :
[frlinux@vaio ~]$ uname -a
Linux vaio 184.108.40.206-167.fc11.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed May 27 17:27:08 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[frlinux@vaio ~]$ rpm -qa |grep Manager
[frlinux@vaio ~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Fedora release 11 (Leonidas)
You can find a screenshot of the issue here : http://frlinux.net/weblog/fedora11_eduroam.png
Let me know if you need more there.
Sorry actually, the certificate was incompletely pasted... It works!
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