[Openswan Users] Linux IPsec/L2TP client?

Rick Romero rick at havokmon.com
Tue Sep 12 17:22:35 EDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 23:12 +0200, Jacco de Leeuw wrote:
> Rick Romero wrote:
> > Ah ha - I was missing the entire ppp package.  I should have though
> > about that when I created chap-secrets.
> Did you compile and install the L2TP server yourself?
> The L2TP servers that have I seen depend on pppd when they are
> packaged for distributions (except for l2tpns which has its
> own PPP implementation).

Yes, I compiled the xl2tpd.  Until this thread, I was really a bit lost
as to what I was doing with the linux client.

Now I just have to figure out the routing part :)


> > That's two things I'd add to those docs about the Linux client.  Make
> > sure you have ppp, and put your username/password in chap-secrets just
> > like the server side. 
> Thanks, I have added these points.
> Jacco

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