[Openswan Users] Xen, Amazon EC2, and the art of OpenSWAN

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Sep 12 23:17:35 EDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Michael Nguyen wrote:

> I'm having trouble getting Pluto to start on one of those interest Amazon
> virtual servers.  I tried both binaries and source RPMs.  Here are the log
> entries:

> Sep 12 19:46:48 sandycat pluto[12682]: Using Linux 2.6 IPsec interface code
> on 2.6.16-xenU
> Sep 12 19:46:48 sandycat pluto[12682]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to bind bcast
> socket in init_netlink(). Errno 2: No such file or directory
> I did a search before posting and I found some similar probelms but didn't
> see a definitive answer.  Are suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

I vaguely remember being hit by that myself. I am not sure what was the cause.
Check if SElinux is enabled, and disable it if it is not. Double check your
ip address hasn't changed and is wrong in the config file.

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