Since the Ubuntu 22.04 version has been released, there were a lot of rumors that there is a big improvement in terms of the Ubuntu style and features, so I decided to upgrade it. After the upgrade, everything was working as expected, until I noticed that the VPN was throwing
Connection Failed. It did take me some time to investigate, but finally, I realized how to fix it and wanted to share it with you.
- Ubuntu 22.04
- sudo access
Step 1. Navigate to the following path.
sudo cd /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/
Step 2. You should be able to find the name of your VPN connection file.
sudo ls -la
Step 3. Open the file and within the
vpn section put a new line under the
It should look like this:
[connection] id=devcoopsvpn uuid=652551... type=vpn [vpn] auth=SHA256 ca=/home/devcoopsvpn/.cert/nm-openvpn/devcoopsvpn-ca.pem tls-cipher=DEFAULT:@SECLEVEL=0
Step 4. Save the file and restart the Network Manager daemon.
systemctl restart NetworkManager
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