Description of problem: When configuring a new VPN connectino (openvpn) to be exact via the network configuration in gnome-control-center, checking the 'Use this connection only for resources on its network' checkbox does not stay connected (and fails to then actually stop the connection being used as the default route) - HOWEVER using nm-connection-editor and then editing the connection that way (and then checking this checkbox) DOES enforce it correctly.
Just confirming this happens for me also.
I set up my vpn by importing the RH vpn config file which worked OK in F18 on another machine (this is F19 fresh install)
Thanks Alex for the workaround tip, worked here too! Looks like the nm-connection-editor is the same tool that was in Fedora18. Why do we have two UI's for the same thing?
Also wanted to reply this is happening to me as well with an imported RH VPN config file on F19.
Alex Murray's workaround provides the fix.
I can confirm this is happening to me as well.
ArchLinux X64 - 3.9.8-1-ARCH
*** Bug 974935 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Confirmed on a fresh F19 installation, using OpenVPN.
(In reply to Alex Murray from comment #0)
> Description of problem: When configuring a new VPN connectino (openvpn) to
> be exact via the network configuration in gnome-control-center, checking the
> 'Use this connection only for resources on its network' checkbox does not
> stay connected (and fails to then actually stop the connection being used as
> the default route) - HOWEVER using nm-connection-editor and then editing the
> connection that way (and then checking this checkbox) DOES enforce it
Well, then it is a bug in gnome-control-center.
(In reply to Tuomas Kuosmanen from comment #1)
> Just confirming this happens for me also.
> I set up my vpn by importing the RH vpn config file which worked OK in F18
> on another machine (this is F19 fresh install)
> Thanks Alex for the workaround tip, worked here too! Looks like the
> nm-connection-editor is the same tool that was in Fedora18. Why do we have
> two UI's for the same thing?
You should ask Gnome people why they reimplement all the stuff. The probably want to have control over it and have their look&feel.
Confirmed here as well on clean F-19 install, workaround works for me.
This option is not working for me, too. Also, when activated, my default routes are changing. Adding ignore-auto-routes=true in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/[connection-name] doesn't help, too.
As control-center-3.8.3-2.fc19, the option `Use this connection only for resources on its network' can be check marked but the button `Apply' is greyed out and thus disabled. Therefore, no new setting can be applied.
I'm running into this bug too using an updated FC19 installation. To work around this issue, I modified the [ipv4] section of the applicable configuration files in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections:
Button `Apply' still disabled for control-center-184.108.40.206-1.fc19.
(In reply to Christoph Frieben from comment #11)
> Button `Apply' still disabled for control-center-220.127.116.11-1.fc19.
The 'apply' button isn't disabled for me (recent F19 install, control-center-18.104.22.168-1.fc19), but the change to 'use this connection only for resources on its network' doesn't persist and I can't get that behavior without the workaround mentioned in c#10
This may be fixed now:
This seems fixed indeed, works at least on this F21 testing machine.
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