[Openswan Users] ipsec setup start error - has wrong number of fields (1) -- `start' aborted

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Mar 9 16:56:12 EST 2007

On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Xavi Deop wrote:

> Hi, after configuring my /etc/ipsec.conf and /etc/ipsec.secrets, I try to
> start ipsec:
> # ipsec setup start
> And I get the following error:
> "  has wrong number of fields (1) -- `start' aborted "

You probably have a tab's or empty lines. use this:

conn name
	# parm3 unused

You must start all options in a conn with a <tab>. You may not have empty
lines in between


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