Re: auto-connect to vpn?

On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 14:22 -0700, Corey wrote:
> Hello!
> I just got a working NetworkManager + openvpn system going using gentoo as the
> client and server, and knetworkmanager as the front-end for the client(s).
> Very cool - this is great software!
> However, now I'm wondering whether it is possible to have NetworkManager 
> automatically connect to a particular openvpn connection once it has brought
> up the local interface? Otherwise, the end-users are bound to forget to 
> manually connect to the vpn themselves everytime.

Not with 0.6.5, no...  You could create a tool (maybe in python) that
monitors NM to figure out when the interface you care about has come up,
and then tell NM to bring up the VPN.


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