Two small Wireguard frustrations on Mac & Apple iOS

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at
Thu Oct 1 13:57:05 CEST 2020

On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 1:24 PM Jasper Knockaert <jasper at> wrote:
> Hi
> Just one other issue with the MacOS client. When you have multiple users
> on the same computer (say user A and user B) user A can import a
> WireGuard config in the client. Then another user B can see the config
> name, but cannot modify or connect because the required keys are in the
> Keychain of user A. So far all is fine. But user A may specify the
> config to connect on demand (basically upon login). Then when logging in
> as user B, WireGuard will still try to connect without having access to
> the connection settings (because they are stored in the keychain of user
> A). This causes an endless loop, which should be avoided.

Nice catch! Thanks. Will look into this too.


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