[Openswan dev] [Openswan Users] trying to configure XAUTH as replacement for working Cisco VPN Client

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Tue Mar 27 04:33:03 EDT 2007

>>>>> "DL" == David Lawless <lawless at spamcop.net> writes:

DL> Paul, Thank you for your reply.

DL> Have no control over the Cisco server side, so can't switch to

DL> It seems probable I want to be the xauth client. Would it help to
DL> attempt to be the server? The other end is a hardware Cisco VPN
DL> firewall.

DL> I can look into building the latest Openswan version for OpenWrt
DL> on a MIPS CPU, but it could be a lot of work. Perhaps could
DL> convince the OpenWrt developers to try it or pull a release from
DL> their current development build. Is this the best approach?

I have OpenSwan 2.4.8rc1 running on OpenWrt 0.9. The process did
involve redoing some patches; it wasn't particularly much fun. I doubt
that the OpenWrt developers will go to 2.4.8 on OpenWrt 0.9, but I
could easily be surprised.


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