[Openswan Users] [SPAM] - Re: "no connection has been authorized with policy=PSK" problem - Email found in subject

James Neave JNeave at spursolutions.com
Wed Apr 11 05:41:45 EDT 2007

> > I'm setting up a VPN for my company, this is the first time I have
> > this.
> >
> > Our gateway is a Bering-uClibc 2.3.1 box running Openswan 2.4.5. It
> > a real public IP.
> >
> > The client is a Windows XP SP2 box connecting over GPRS
> > 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
> > 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
> miss workarounds for more modern OS'es, such as Windows XP.
> Paul

Not a lot of choice in the matter I'm afraid, that's just the package
that is available for the distribution used on our gateway machine
(Bering-uClibc 2.3.1)

Anyway, it's up and running and works with XP SP2 and Vista clients.



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