[Openswan Users] no connection has been authorized

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sun Jun 12 00:25:04 CEST 2005

On Sat, 11 Jun 2005 Herbert.Augustiny at sptroth.com wrote:

> I'm trying to connect a palm OS device to OpenSwan using movianVPN but on
> the server side I'm allways getting the following message in the log:
> Jun 11 21:48:31 src at fw pluto[7912]: packet from clientIP:392: initial Main
> Mode message received on serverIP:500 but no connection has been authorized
> with policy=PSK

Your palm is trying to use a preshared secret (PSK) while your openswan end
is configured for rsa. You can change this with authby=secret, which requires
you put the PSK in ipsec.secrets. See man page for syntax.


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