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Re: network-manager-gnome - Ethernet - Security - 802.1x - Password can't be changed



wops, forgot the screenshot, silly me

2017-10-19 14:39 GMT+02:00 Daniel <dferradal@gmail.com>:
> Hello,
>
> I'm using debian 9 up to date.
>
> Desktop Environment: Gnome
>
> Scenario: Where I work we connect to the network with Ethernet and
> 802.1x peap authentication. Each X days passwords expire and we need
> to change it.
>
> Problem: When I try to change the password to the new one and I apply
> changes everything seems fine (I apply and get no errors), but when I
> open the same settings back again the old password still remains, so
> the password is not really changed no matter how many times I try.
>
> Workaround so far: The only way I found so far to effectively set the
> password is to disable security completely and enable it back again to
> define all values from scratch.
>
> Additional info:
> Passwords are 32 characters long include uppercase, lowercase, digits,
> minus, underline and special characters such as !, $, %, &, etc.
>
> Package list and debian package version:
> network-manager 1.6.2-3
> network-manager-gnome 1.4.4-1
> network-manager-vpnc 1.2.4-4
> network-manager-vpnc-gnome 1.2.4-4
>
> Find attached a screenshot which shows the window where I set the password.
> "/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Profile 1" contents:
>
>
> [connection]
> id=Profile 1
> uuid=**redacted**
> type=ethernet
> permissions=
> timestamp=1508396493
>
> [ethernet]
> mac-address-blacklist=
>
> [802-1x]
> eap=peap;
> identity=dferradal
> password=**redacted**
> phase2-auth=mschapv2
>
> [ipv4]
> dns-search=
> method=auto
>
> [ipv6]
> addr-gen-mode=stable-privacy
> dns-search=
> method=ignore
>
>
> If there is any more info I can provide, do not hesitate to ask.
> Thanks in advance!
>
>
> --
> Daniel Ferradal
> IT Specialist
>
> email         dferradal at gmail.com
> linkedin     es.linkedin.com/in/danielferradal



-- 
Daniel Ferradal
IT Specialist

email         dferradal at gmail.com
linkedin     es.linkedin.com/in/danielferradal

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