Re: strange vpn error

On 5/12/2009 6:01 PM, Jon Escombe wrote:
> On 12/05/09 19:15, Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 13:31 -0400, Wei Weng wrote:
>>> Hi. I am using
>>> ii  network-manager                   0.7.1~rc4.1.cf199a964-0ubuntu2
>>> ii  network-manager-gnome             0.7.1~rc4.1-0ubuntu2
>>> ii  network-manager-openvpn           0.7.1~rc4.1.20090323+bzr27-0ubunt
>>> ii  network-manager-pptp              0.7.1~rc4.20090316+bzr23-0ubuntu3
>>> ii  network-manager-vpnc              0.7.1~rc4.20090316+bzr21-0ubuntu2
>>> I imported a VPNC profile file that works just fine using windows
>>> cisco vpn client software. But I got error that says "The vpn
>>> connection (xxxxx) failed because there were no valid VPN secrets". I
>>> googled, but this error so far was only reported that happened on
>>> ppptp client, I am using vpnc.
>> Maybe the passwords didn't import correctly?  Do you have passwords if
>> you go into the connection editor (nm-connection-editor) and edit the
>> imported VPN?
>> Dan
> Fwiw, I had the same issue with an OpenVPN connection on a clean F11 
> preview install. I added the NetworkManager-openvpn package and defined 
> the VPN connection, but got the above error until I restarted the 
> NetworkManager service...
> Regards,
> Jon.

google "openVPN there were no valid VPN secrets". There should be quite
a few solutions out there. :)


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