[Openswan Users] A demo with only one Linux machine

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Dec 20 22:58:22 CET 2005

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Mihajlo Cvetanovic wrote:

> I'm a beginner to Openswan, and I would like to create a simple network that
> utilizes IPsec. Could I do that with only two computers, one Linux with
> Openswan, and one Win2000 acting as a road warrior? The road warrior should be
> able to browse through Linux web server, but through other network interface
> (not through the one it's directly connected). I've read Jacco de Leeuw's
> tutorial, and set IPsec to start without complaints, now I should deal with
> certificates, but I was wondering if my plan can work at all.

I strongly recommend putting at least one machine between those two. Two machines
in the same subnet and two machines who ned routing to reach each other are
two completely different scenarios.


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