[Openswan Users] Ah only

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Aug 3 16:05:14 EDT 2006

On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, Brian Foody wrote:

> I have read multiple topics about this and have been trying for ages without
> joy to configure openswan with AH only. I need to do it for a college experiment.
> Every time I try to do it ESP seems to be enabled without me even trying.
> I have the Openswan book but this obviously stays away from the subject of
> AH only.

And with good reason :P

> conn west-east
> 	left=
> 	right=
> 	type=transport
> 	spi=0x111
> 	auth=ah
> 	ah=hmac-sha1-96
> 	ahkey=ahahahahahahahahahahah
>         leftrsasigkey=XXXXXXXX
>         rightrsasigkey=YYYYYYYYYY
> 	auto=start

You are using auto=, which means automatic keying, using pluto, which means that
it defaults to encrypt=yes, which means ESP.

replace auto=start with manual=start


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