Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 703785
Connecting to WPA / EAP networks only works for the first connection attempt
Last modified: 2012-08-07 16:19:50 EDT
Created attachment 498234 [details]
Debug output of NetworkManager from /var/log/messages
Description of problem:
That's a follow-up to bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694765
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
0. ensure that there is no config file ( /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-$networkname ) for the desired network
1. Connect to WPA-EAP network (PEAP, MSCHAPv2), ignore the cert warning
2. Disconnect (turn WLAN off or try to connect to another wireless network)
3. Connect again to the WPA-EAP network
- instead of connecting, the authentication dialog for this network is shown again
- re-entering the credentials etc. doesn't help, dialog is shown again and again ;-)
- Connecting to WPA-EAP network should work even for all following attempts
- as a workaround: I deleted /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-$networkname and try again -> now it is possible to re-connect to this network
- I have attached the debug messages from NM during the 2nd unsuccessful connection attempt
I am seeing the same problem. First attempt works, but subsequent attempts fail unless I delete the connection.
If you open the connection editor, are you finding that the password you entered on your previous, successful connection attempt is now saved?
The settings in general (like the selection between PEAP and TTLS) are remembered, but I haven't saved the password. I have had selected "enter password each time".
Do you need the saved config file from NM?
The connection is configured to ask for the password each time, if I open the connection editor the field is blank, and no keys- file is created in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts for the connection.
The dialog comes back very fast; it isn't even trying to make a connection.
Any news about this issue?
If you need anything from my side (config files, testing etc.), please let me know.
I believe I've fixed this upstream in commit 9cba854fa0a32022a44e922dd4e70aaaf3c00dd2
This update fixes the issue for me:
Please can you add this bug number to the update request in bodhi? Thanks!
NetworkManager-0.8.9997-4.git20110620.fc15 is working for me as well.
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