[Openswan Users] ipsec showhostkey

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sun Nov 4 10:59:42 EST 2007

On Sun, 4 Nov 2007, Walter Willis wrote:

> i am install openswan 2.4.9 and when command :
> ipsec verify
> ...
> Checking for RSA private key (/etc/ipsec.d/hostkey.secrets)     [OK]
> ...
> and when apply command:
> ipsec showhostkey --left
> ipsec showhostkey: no default key in "/etc/ipsec.secrets"

Looks like an error in the default location of the secrets file. The
default is /etc/ipsec.secrets, so someone changed "verify" but not
"showhostkey". Is this a packaged openswan, a custom compile or did
you manually change the location?

> what is the problem ???
> the hostkey.secrets witn key yes exist..,

either specify the secrets whil ipsec showhostkey --file or just
create a sotlink between the two files.

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