[Openswan Users] ipsec interfaces

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Thu Jan 6 14:37:34 CET 2005

Dan Ferris wrote:

 > I'm using OpenSWAN on a SuSE 9.2 box that is acting as an IPSEC/L2TP
 > gateway for my wireless network.
 > Everything works great except for one really annoying thing.
 > There is no ipsec0 interface.
 > Is this a new feature that is undocumented?

Only KLIPS has ipsec0 style interfaces. The native IPsec implementation
in kernel 2.6 on the other hand does not.

The Openswan team is porting KLIPS to kernel 2.6. You could wait for that,
or switch to kernel 2.4 or another OS with unencrypted interfaces.

Jacco de Leeuw                         mailto:jacco2 at dds.nl
Zaandam, The Netherlands           http://www.jacco2.dds.nl

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