Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 489114
[enh] recognize newly installed VPN plugins at runtime
Last modified: 2010-12-05 01:59:43 EST
I created a new vpnc vpn connection. The connection did not show up (and hence couldn't be used) under the vpn connection drop down until I did 'service NetworkManager restart'.
I don't know if that's a regression: I hadn't tried to use the vpn plugin before.
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This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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This problem persists in Fedora 11 final:
I believe this *is* a regression, since I added vpnc entries in Fedora 10 and don't recall hitting this bug.
This will happen if you have just installed NM-vpnc or one of the other vpn plugins, and then immediately create a connection. NM needs a restart before it'll see new VPN plugins.
Fixed upstream on 0.8.x and NM master.
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