This issue is fixed in version 0.9 of Network Manager.
This type of connection is similar to wireless, the only difference would be the hardware.
Its normally based on a high-speed portable wireless card which may follow GPRS, 3G, Wi MAX, UMTS/HSPA or/and EV-DO standards.
Likewise, when the user plugs the computer back in, the computer should switch back to the wired connection.
The user should, most times, not even notice that their connection has been managed for them; they should simply see uninterrupted network connectivity. Auto/Manual eth1 :- If the connection is has been made automatically or generated through the system settings or/and done manually.
Gateway: pptp.Username: user Password: pwd IPv4 Settings: Automatic (VPN) Advanced: MSCHAP & MSCHAPv2 checked Use point-to-point encryption (security:default) Allow BSD data compression checked Allow deflate data compression checked Use TCP header compression checked VPN connection 'Relakks' (Connect) reply received.
Jun 27 desktop pppd: Plugin /usr/lib/pppd/2.4.5//loaded.
Then there is some distance and information regarding how the actual connection is set up in terms of the IP Address taken/given, the IP Address at which its broadcasting its presence to others, the Subnet Mask used and lastly the DNS address.
The NM-connections editor is where the user can edit and create the various connection types.
Clicking on that would make network-manager automatically try to resolve or making that connection happen for you. Systems settings are an option so one can configure connections system-wide, so they get enabled without you being logged in. After checking the box to use 802.1x security for the connection you have to choose which authenticated protocol to use from TLS, Tunneled TLS or Protected EAP.