[Openswan Users] reload configuration file w/ restarting pluto

Andy fs at globalnetit.com
Thu Apr 6 03:00:37 CEST 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 07:47 +0200, Linus van Geuns wrote:
> Hi!
> Is there a way to reload the pluto configuration or the connection database (at least) from the configuration file without restarting pluto?

"ipsec auto --replace <conn>" will reload one connection definition.

I don't know if there's a command to reload them all, but a script to do
that shouldn't be too hard to write.

> I didn't find anything in the ipsec and ipsec_pluto man pages (openswan-2.4.4 on Gentoo).

Check out the ipsec_auto manpage.

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