[Openswan Users] openswan & xp

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Mon Sep 13 12:53:25 CEST 2004

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, MArtin Erasmus wrote:
> I have openswan running between 3 sites linux box to linux box, but now 
> I need to add a few road warriors, the road warriors are running xp home 
> & xp pro, any pointer or how to where to start. can xp run pure ipsec or 
> do i need to use L2TP

You can do either L2TP-over-IPSec or pure IPsec, with the iVPN or 
ipsec.exe tools. Third-party stacks may make pure IPSec simpler.

> For authentication can I use RSA as this is what I am using on my 
> servers or do I have to use certificates?

With the built-in stack, you can either use PSK or X.509 certificates - I 
highly recommend certificates.

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