Re: Does NetworkManager restarts VPN Connection when switched between networks ??

On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 09:07 +0530, George wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wanted to know whether NetworkManager restarts a VPN Connection
> when switched to a different Network ?? ( ex. from wired to wireless )

Yes.  A VPN connection can't be kept across network switches, because
your IP address is going to change, and therefore the endpoint of your

We had talked early in the development process about keeping an active
VPN connection up, ie if you switch from wired to wireless, the VPN
connection would automatically re-activate on the wireless until you
explicitly turned it off.  I think that's still a neat idea, but it
still breaks apps that don't expect the network to go away.


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