[Openswan Users] ipsec0 device

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Mar 14 20:55:56 EDT 2007

On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Vince John wrote:

> My connection comes up all the way, and works, even, but I never see an
> ipsec* device appearing anywhere.
> For firewalling and routing reasons I do need one.
> I have tried both
>          interfaces="ipsec0=eth0"
> and
>         interfaces=%defaultroute
> but nothing. Not with ifconfig, not in /proc/net/dev.
> Any idea what I am overlooking/forgetting?

If using NETKEY, you do not get ipsecX devices. Only when using KLIPS.
Use ipsec --version so see which you are using.

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