[Openswan Users] Opportunistic Encryption is necessary ?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Dec 10 01:19:00 EST 2007

On Mon, 10 Dec 2007, mohamed mydeen wrote:

> I have the following doubts.
> Is Opportunistic Encryption necessary ? Should it be enabled ?

No. It is a special form of IPsec not used by many people.

> In my both Linux systems, which are connected to the LAN, Openswan Installed
> properly except that Opportunistic Encryption is not enabled so far.

That's fine.

> Can I now create tunnel and transfer the data through tunnel ?

You should be able to.

> Kinldy let me know the way or commands or any documents available.

See /etc/ipsec.d/examples/

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