[Openswan Users] OpenSwan/SuSE9.2/IPSEC

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Dec 17 21:25:40 CET 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, root wrote:

> I am using SuSE Professional 9.2. The vpn client provided by the
> university does not worth with SuSE. I want to know if i can use OpenSwan
> to communicate with their server. The server is a Radius
> server. The options I have on the dialer enable transparent tunnelling,
> allowing IPSEC over UDP (NAT/PAT)

Seems like xauth.

> The connection entry I use looks like this:
> [main]
> Description= MyUniv VPN Access
> Host=aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd
> AuthType=1
> GroupName=myGroupName

Really seems like xauth. Great. If your university offers this over the
wireless, anyone can pretend to be the ipsec gateway and start collecting
student's passwords......

> If i can do this with Open VPN, can someone give me an outline of what i
> need to do?

If you mean Openswan, you can if running the latest (2.3.0dr5). It supports


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