[Openswan Users] openswan with sonicwall, payload malformed

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Oct 3 10:57:50 EDT 2007

On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Aaron Kincer wrote:

> Geez. I forgot that xauth ALSO caused that error. Been a while since I went
> down that road.
> xauth on Sonicwall does not play well with Openswan. I spent a long time
> trying to get it to work, but never could. I shut it off and it worked.
> If turning of xauth fixes it, try turning DHCP back on and see if that works
> for you. It didn't for me.

Openswan does not support "dhcp over vpn". It's a standard that was never
implemented by any major parties. XAUTH should work.

IKEv2 is supposed to address those short comings.


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