[Openswan Users] Debian packages needed.

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Oct 8 00:03:13 CEST 2004

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Ferdinand O. Tempel wrote:

> The debian package has a postinst script which does all sort of funky
> stuff with generating keys pairs and certificates and whatnot (IOW, it
> creates /etc/ipsec.secrets for you). debconf should have asked you if
> you wanted to do that upon package installation. Are you saying that
> part doesn't work for you?: reportbug openswan. Or are you saying you
> didn't get the question at all? Configure debconf to lower the priority
> of questions asked (man debconf.conf), or dpkg-reconfigure openswan
> which will show you all low priority questions, no matter what.

I just installed openswan on a debian box, and that is exactly what it
did for me. But this was an install, not an upgrade.

> Well, with ipsec in general and openswan in particular, IMO you should
> pretty much have a clue about what you're doing.

The whole ultimate goal for openswan is that it works without anyone
having any clue whatsoever.

 	"Non cogitamus, ergo nihil sumus"

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