[Openswan Users] pluto crash

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Feb 10 12:21:55 CET 2005

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, jef peeraer wrote:

> i've got an freeswan gateway  server , which serves 20 roadwarriors, and since
> i did an upgrade of the OS ( old : suse 8.1m new suse 9.1 ), i've got regular
> crashes of pluto. it restarts nicely, but the roadwarriors are offline for a
> certain period.:
> this is an extract of the logfile :
> i am using freeswan 2.04 on the server

freeswan-2.04 is pretty old. Especially with roadwarriors, you will run into
various NAT-T issues. I recommend that you upgrade from freeswan to openswan.

> ipsec__plutorun: /usr/lib/ipsec/_plutorun: line 1:  4502 Segmentation
> fault      /usr/lib/ipsec/pluto --nofork --secretsfile /etc/ipsec.secrets

This is likely an old crashed that has been fixed by now.


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