Bug 833199 - [ifcfg-rh] WPA-LEAP connections cannot be made system connections
Summary: [ifcfg-rh] WPA-LEAP connections cannot be made system connections
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 6.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: 6.3
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact: Desktop QE
Depends On:
Blocks: 782183 837401 840699 864828
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Reported: 2012-06-18 20:58 UTC by Dan Williams
Modified: 2018-11-30 21:50 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: NetworkManager-0.8.1-37.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Due to a bug reading and writing network configuration files, network connections using the LEAP authentication method could not be made available to all users. A patch has been provided to address this issue and the network configuration files now allow LEAP as expected.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-02-21 10:34:50 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Backport of EAP-LEAP fixes for ifcfg-rh (15.33 KB, patch)
2012-06-18 21:11 UTC, Dan Williams
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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0429 normal SHIPPED_LIVE NetworkManager bug fix and enhancement update 2013-02-20 20:49:02 UTC

Description Dan Williams 2012-06-18 20:58:42 UTC
A bug in the ifcfg reader or writer code doesn't allow LEAP as an auth method in IEEE_8021X_EAP_METHODS.  We need a backport of af7e26b39af6598556eee2bcba23505cb6709ad9 to handle this correctly.

Comment 1 Dan Williams 2012-06-18 21:11:41 UTC
Created attachment 592749 [details]
Backport of EAP-LEAP fixes for ifcfg-rh

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-07-16 22:50:34 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product
Management has requested further review of this request by
Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release for currently deployed products.
This request is not yet committed for inclusion in a release.

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 10:34:50 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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