[Openswan Users] Information about Openswan

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Dec 14 19:35:05 CET 2005

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Thiago Formagi wrote:

> Hello,
>    I need an information about an OpensWan in a Fedora Core 4 kernel 2.6.11.
>    For example...!
>    The (interfaces="ipsec0=eth1") option in /etc/ipsec.conf is setting.
>    1 ) Why can't I obtain the ipsec0, ipsec1... interface when I execute a
> ifconfig command on linux?

You are using NETKEY not KLIPS. You wil not see ipsecX interfaces. Your
interface line should my commented or set to interfaces="%defaultroute"

>    2 ) How can I execute a ping from GATEWAY A to a box behind GATEWAY B? Is
> it possible?

Yes, add leftsourceip= and rightsourceip= options with the internal IP's of the


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