Steps to Reproduce:
1. login as a non-root user
2. open nm-connection-editor from applet
3. add a (wired|vpn) connection
error - cannot add the connection
Try it again and it works.
Reproduced twice, after restarting the OS.
Are you checking the "Available for all users" box?
Also, please try this update:
NetworkManager-0.7.1.998-1.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora
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If you want to test the update, you can install it with
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Related bug in Fedora 12; making a vpn setup(non-root) the first time goes fine but when later trying to change security and authentication under the advanced PPTP options it will not save the changes(always falls back to no MPPE and 128-bit and no stateful encryption, and unable to disable authentication on PAP, CHAP, EPA(only using MSCHAPv2)), compression and echo options are not affected. No error message is given. Checking "Available for all users" box will not help.
However establishing a vpn connection shows in the logs that:
"localhost pppd: CHAP authentication succeeded
localhost pppd: MPPE 128-bit stateless compression enabled"
Exporting vpn configuration will not work and gives error message, "unknown error".
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(In reply to comment #2)
> Related bug in Fedora 12; making a vpn setup(non-root) the first time goes fine
> but when later trying to change security and authentication under the advanced
> PPTP options it will not save the changes(always falls back to no MPPE and
> 128-bit and no stateful encryption, and unable to disable authentication on
> PAP, CHAP, EPA(only using MSCHAPv2)), compression and echo options are not
> affected. No error message is given. Checking "Available for all users" box
> will not help.
Try this update (or a more recent one):
which includes some fixes to MPPE handling in the UI. You can do this by:
yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update NetworkManager-pptp
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