[Openswan Users] Importing Certificates from Novell Netware

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Jul 19 00:25:06 CEST 2006

On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Stefan Denker wrote:

> I have to create a VPN service at work for some poor folks who cannot be
> seperated from work too long... :) As there will be a mixture of NATted
> and non-NATted Windows-Clients, Certificates seem to be the most
> desirable Option.
> Now, we do have a Novell Netware Server on our network, this server is
> able to generate User Certificates.
> So, the obvious question: Is Openswan able to retrieve the certificates
> from any other location than hard disk? Has anybody ever successfully
> connected the Novell Certificate Server to OpenSwan?

You only need to generate a cert for the openswan gateway and put the
public CA cert on the openswan machine to make it work. Where these
certificates come from, openssl, Novell, or something else, does not
really matter.

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