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Bug 160571 - allow use of consolehelper
Summary: allow use of consolehelper
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vpnc
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-15 20:40 UTC by Rob Kooper
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: vpnc-0.3.3-14.fc7
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-01-17 22:27:12 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
allow use of consolehelper (deleted)
2005-06-15 20:40 UTC, Rob Kooper
no flags Details | Diff
patch to fix the new iptable format (from vpnc mailinglist) (deleted)
2005-06-15 20:43 UTC, Rob Kooper
no flags Details | Diff

Description Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 20:40:33 UTC
Description of problem:
use consolehelper to allow non-root people to execute vpnc(-disconnect)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Actual results:
could not bind to port 500

Expected results:
ask for root password since we know it wants to bind to port 500

Additional info:
attached files also contains a patch that will fix the problem reported in 160364

Comment 1 Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 20:40:33 UTC
Created attachment 115508 [details]
allow use of consolehelper

Comment 2 Rob Kooper 2005-06-15 20:43:13 UTC
Created attachment 115509 [details]
patch to fix the new iptable format (from vpnc mailinglist)

This patch was on the VPNC mailing list:

Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2007-01-17 22:27:12 UTC
Implemented consolehelper support as a subpackage vpnc-consoleuser.

Also modified pam config so no root password is needed for running vpnc when the
user is on console.

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