If you set the zone via YaST, do changes persist across reboots? I am aware there are some
difficulties between Network-Manager and YaST system (and a host of /different/ issues
with Wicked), but am not incredibly well versed on the internal functions of either.
I tend to shy away from the Network-Manager GUI for configuring anything deeper than “Wifi
On/Off", as it feels buggy in my experience and is prone to interesting visual
> On Mar 18, 2021, at 15:52, James Knott <james.knott(a)jknott.net> wrote:
> On 2021-03-18 3:40 p.m., Cameron Cumberland wrote:
>> Is this through YaST, or through the Network-Manager GUI?
> Through the network manager gui. However, it appears the problem is the firewall is
not starting, even though it's configured to start on boot. If I manually start it,
I see the zone choices in the Wifi config. But then after reboot the firewall is not
>> I’ve set a number of rules for networks (wired, wireless) through the YaST
interface: (Networking > Firewall).
>> It’s not the most intuitive UI, but assigning networks based on the interface was
mostly straightforward with my very-basic skill level.
>> I’m not sure there are per-SSID zone rules, but that would be an amazing feature
as well. Best I can think of would are through the Network-Manager GUI, various settings
like “Always Connect to VPN on this Network” and the like.
>> If you’re not root, settings don’t stick. On KDE, it’s possible there’s a
pop-under requesting authentication for Network-Manager. On Gnome, I’m not sure.
>>> On Mar 18, 2021, at 15:27, James Knott <james.knott(a)jknott.net> wrote:
>>> On 2021-03-18 1:50 p.m., Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
>>>>> Also, it would be nice if WiFi SSID could be
>>>>> considered in setting zones.
>>>> NetworkManager can set zone per connection.
>>> It doesn't stick. I set my home WiFi to home zone and rebooted. It was
not selected when I then checked. Also, it appears there's a drop down box for
selecting the zone, but there's nothing to choose from.
>> With hard work, success is possible.