Re: NM ignores knobs regarding ipv6

On Fri, Feb 05, Dan Williams wrote:

Can you grab some NM log output?  the NetworkManager openvpn plugin
does have support for IPv6, but we need to figure out if:

1) NM or NM-openvpn is somehow ignoring your request to have them
ignore IPv6 configuration

In nm-connection-editor I had set IPv6 to "Ignore", which I interpreted
as "whenever the peer offers ipv6, just ignore that offering". So this
interpretion of "ignore" was wrong. Not sure which part of the system
does actually apply the offered addresses and routes. Are you saying
there might be some sort of autoconfiguration going on, like it could be
done for wired connections?

Once I changed it to "Automatic (VPN)" the "Routes ..." knob appeared.
Here the default is for "Use the connection only for resources for this
network" is disabled. Once I checked that box, the default route is not
applied. I did the same already for ipv4 to avoid that all traffic goes
through tun0.

For short: now that I have the checkbox for "Use the connection only for
resources for this network" enabled my connection works as expected.

If something can be done about the misleading "Ignore", that would be


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