2018-02-08 13:15 GMT+05:00 Samuli Seppänen <sam...@openvpn.net>:
> Il 07/02/2018 21:58, David Sommerseth ha scritto:
> > On 07/02/18 20:32, Илья Шипицин wrote:
> >> After auth-token were introduced, when user press "Reconnect", it leads
> >> auth fail (saved password is forgotten), we run about 1000 users, nobody
> >> complains.
> > This is actually expected, I'd say - but smells like a bug on the server
> > authentication.
> > Selva may correct me if I'm wrong, but my understanding of it when
> > "Reconnect", the local OpenVPN process which caches the auth-token is
> > and a new OpenVPN process is started. The client should in this case
> ask for
> > username/password again. So in this case, the server side should treat
> > connection as a fresh connection with no initial state.
> > The step of stopping the local client and starting a new and fresh one is
> > definitely not a bad feature to have on clients.
> >> It looks like nobody uses that button.
> >> So, I asked several users, they confirmed they do not use Reconnect.
> > This is no good argument for me. This is one specific setup with 1000
> > It would be more valuable with 50 different setups having 20 users
> each. Your
> > conclusion is based on a very homogeneous environment.
> I agree. I also agree that the underlying problem should be fixed.
> That said, Ilya's message was sent to both openvpn-users and
> openvpn-devel and nobody has screamed "do not remove the Reconnect
> button" :). The only additional thing we can do is post a message to the
> forums. As usual, the only sure way to get feedback (read: complaints)
> is to release the changes in an official build/installer.
I suggest to do that after 2.4.5 installer.
I'll write post on the forum. I think, even a good idea to place snapshot
installer with new feature (i.e. button removed) to forum as well.
after feedback is received we can take it into account and act.
I also noticed nobody screaming "stop!!! do not remove that button!!!"
> Samuli Seppänen
> Community Manager
> OpenVPN Technologies, Inc
> irc freenode net: mattock
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