[Openswan Users] CMAK, openswan, and l2tpd

Norbert Wegener nw at sbs.de
Sat Feb 12 17:46:03 CET 2005

It is a while ago, that we used CMAK to create a von client.
I do not remember the details, but we did nothing special.
We used it on WindoswXP without any problem . On Windows2000 it did not 
work for some reason.

kcheek at umich.edu wrote:

>Hi, I was wondering if anyone has successfully used Microsoft's
>"Connection Manager Administration Kit" (CMAK) to automate the
>creation of VPN client connections from Windows XP to an openswan
>ipsec/l2tp server.
>I (mostly) followed Jacco de Leeuw's fine documentation at
>http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/freeswan-l2tp.html and everything
>seems to be working as expected at this point, but only if I create
>the client config manually (as described here:
>http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/win2000xp-freeswan.html#PSK except
>I'm using certificates now).  If I try to replicate the configuration
>using the CMAK, the connection cannot be established.  At this point,
>when I try to initiate the connection on the client, I'm getting "The
>local computer does not support the required data encryption type
>(Error 741)".
>I figure I must be selecting the wrong options in the CMAK wizard, but
>since a fair number of the available options don't appear to be the
>same as when creating the connection manually, I'm not sure where I'm
>going wrong.
>The server is a Debian unstable (sid) system using debian packages for
>essentially everything.  The clients are all WinXP SP2.
>Any suggestions?
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