[Openswan Users] IPSec Verify

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Dec 6 16:09:43 CET 2005

On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Syed Abuthahir wrote:

>   On executing 'ipsec verify' command I got the following:
>   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>     Checking your system to see if IPsec got installed and started correctly:
>   Version check and ipsec on-path [OK]
>   Linux FreeS/WAN U2.06/K(KLIPS support not presently loaded)

Note that you are using freeswan, not openswan. FreeS/WAN has not been
supported, or developed for about two years now. I recommend you update
to openswan.

>   Checking that pluto is running [FAILED]

>   Could any of you let me know how to start the Pluto and other things and get the Ipsec ready for usage...

Either with the distro script in /etc/init.d/ipsec (or its runlevel), or if
you are missing startup script, use 'ipsec setup start'


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