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NetworkManager 1.8 Is Officially Out, Handles PINs for PKCS#11 Tokens as Secrets

May 10, 2017, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

NetworkManager 1.8 is a major release that introduces numerous improvements and new features over the NetworkManager 1.6 series. Prominent ones include more flexible configurations for hostname management, as well as support for more route options like mtu, lock-mtu, initrwnd, lock-initrwnd, cwnd, lock-cwnd, tos, window, lock-window, pref-src, src, initcwnd, and lock-initcwnd. The nmcli component has been updated in this release to be able to produce more a machine parsing-friendly output, new "driver:" device specification was implemented in NetworkManager.conf to support matching of networking devices, adds the ability to handle PINs for PKCS#11 tokens as secrets, and improves EAP-FAST support in wpa_supplicant.

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