[Openswan Users] Openswan Linux Client to SonicWall Windows Server.

Bas Driessen bas.driessen at xobas.com
Wed Sep 27 18:28:44 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 16:51 +0200, Paul Wouters wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Bas Driessen wrote:
> > Going through the lists, I found out that DES is not supported by
> > default in OpenSwan, so I have re-compiled the package by setting the
> > USE_WEAKSTUFF?=true flag in the Makefile.inc and also corrected the line
> > to WEAK_DEFS=-DUSE_VERYWEAK_DH1=1 -DUSE_1DES in the Makefile of Pluto.
> > All compiles OK. I know that 3DES is better etc, but this is out of my
> > control. I have to get it to work with the current setup.
> You might also need to set USE_BROKEN=yes
> 3DES is not "better". 1DES is trivially brute forced. You have no VPN. You
> better make sure your boss knows that, and gets it in writing, so that
> you can blame management for this unwise decision.
> >     left=%defaultroute
> >     leftsubnet=
> >     leftid=
> > sonicwall.secrets
> >
> > 66.nnn.nnn.nnn : PSK "abcdef"
> If your ip is actually you cannot tunnel
> you cannot be at two places at once.

Thanks Paul, I have changed my leftsubnet as follows:


Still same failing results. All I need is to connect from a Linux PC as
a client to a VPN tunnel.

Will try the USE_BROKEN switch now.


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