Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 863111
more or less completely nonfunctional
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:32:19 EDT
Description of problem:
1) It starts, connects, but on the first attempt to actually use the connection:
Oct 4 09:01:26 nostromo nm-openvpn: SIGTERM[hard,] received, process exiting
2) Once this happens, it refuses to even try to reconnect until reboot:
Oct 4 09:01:32 nostromo NetworkManager: <info> VPN service 'openvpn' started (org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.openvpn), PID 2550
Oct 4 09:01:32 nostromo NetworkManager: <info> VPN service 'openvpn' appeared; activating connections
Oct 4 09:01:32 nostromo NetworkManager: <error> [1349355692.844582] [nm-vpn-connection.c:1405] get_secrets_cb(): Failed to request VPN secrets #2: (6) No agents were available for this request.
Bouncing either NM or the shell just makes it worse - bouncing the shell drops the VPN bits of the menu entirely; bouncing NM shows multiple copies of each device in the menu (still without bringing the VPN menu back.)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to use it
Wailing, gnashing of teeth, lamentations, misery due to inability to connect.
Wailing, gnashing of teeth, lamentations, misery due to e-mail received over working VPN.
I tried with NetworkManager-openvpn-0.9.6.0-1.fc18.x86_64; it lasted ~15 minutes before dying with SIGTERM instead of falling over immediately. Other than that, it's the same (refuses to reconnect with secrets failure, etc.)
Is this a dup of bug #848217?
Connecting to it works these days. I haven't tried creating new ones.
Bill, do you still see some issues?
No, it works now for me.
OK, I'm closing this then.
However, I should note there is a problem in gnome-shell's secret agent not re-registering itself with NM when NM is restarted, which causes that VPN doesn't work - bug 888068.