[Openswan Users] Fwd: Re: please help, im new in this

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Mar 9 00:35:37 CET 2006

On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, victor nikiforenko wrote:

> Mar  8 16:44:36 linux pluto[10586]:
> "roadwarrior-l2tp"[8] #8: end
> certificate with identical subject and issuer not
> accepted
> Mar  8 16:44:36 linux pluto[10586]:
> "roadwarrior-l2tp"[8] #8: X.509
> certificate rejected

You created a certificate with a Common Name (CN=) that
is equal to the Common Name of the Certificate Authority (CA).
This is not allowed for security reasons, and is rejected.

Create a new certificate with a different CN, sign it with the
CA and try again.


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