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

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Sep 13 10:16:25 EDT 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, Michael Nguyen wrote:

> >> 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.
> Yes, you answered a thread about this earlier, but the thread seemed to die
> without a conclusion.
> SELinux is disabled.  The IP address I have has not changed.
> When you say the config file, you mean my ipsec.conf, correct?

Yes i did. I dont see anything odd. Can you show me the output of ipsec barf?

> config setup
>         plutodebug="none"
>         nat_traversal=yes
>         virtual_private=%v4:
> conn internap
>      left=
>      leftsubnet=
>      leftid=@AmazonEC2
>      leftxauthclient=yes
>      right=
>      rightsubnet=

btw that does not fit with the virtual_private line. Perhaps you meant
to exclude this range on the virtual private?

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