Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 818325
openvpn will no longer work through NetworkManager
Last modified: 2013-07-04 03:31:12 EDT
Description of problem:
openvpn will no longer work through NetworkManager. Worked fine in Fedora 16
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Import an openvpn configuration and try to connect.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. import an openvpn configuration into your /etc/openvpn directory
2. through NetworkManager, try to connect to it
3. connection fails
connection fails, never gets established
and OpenVPN connection should be established
I had no problems with this under Fedora 16, using the same configuration. The only way I can get the OpenVPN connection to work is by running it from the command line.
I meant to say that the only way to get openvpn to work from the command line is if it is run by the root user, not any regular user.
(In reply to comment #1)
> I meant to say that the only way to get openvpn to work from the command line
> is if it is run by the root user, not any regular user.
Based on this, which is the expected behaviour, it sounds like an issue with NetworkManager-openvpn, which is the part which is responsible to start OpenVPN with the proper privileges.
Moving from component openvpn -> NetworkManager-openvpn
FWIW - We're using NM-openvpn with KDE extensively here on F17 with no problems.
We've had to make sure that the certs are in ~/.certs and that that directory is labeled correctly (restorecon -r -v ~/.certs) for it to work in enforcing mode.
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Based on comment #3, closing this as NOTABUG