[Openswan Users] "no connection has been authorized with policy=PSK" problem

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Apr 5 15:50:41 EDT 2007

On Thu, 5 Apr 2007, James Neave wrote:

> I'm setting up a VPN for my company, this is the first time I have tried
> this.
> Our gateway is a Bering-uClibc 2.3.1 box running Openswan 2.4.5. It has
> a real public IP.
> The client is a Windows XP SP2 box connecting over GPRS (roadwarrior,
> NAT'ed) using pre shared keys. This machine will not connect to the
> IPSec server.
> As far as I can tell this is because of the NATing of the client. But I
> have followed instructions on how to resolve that problem, but it will
> not go away.

> Starting Pluto (Openswan Version 1.0.9)
>   including X.509 patch with traffic selectors (Version 0.9.42)
>   including NAT-Traversal patch (Version 0.6)

Openswan version 1.0.x has been EOL for years. Use openswan-2, or you will
miss workarounds for more modern OS'es, such as Windows XP.


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