[Openswan Users] FW: FW: Please help me with openSuSE 10.3 host and Vista clients

Wei-min Lee weiminlee at sbcglobal.net
Sun Mar 2 19:45:42 EST 2008

> Vista event viewer just says "...dialed a connection named VPN Connection
> which has failed. The error code returned on failure is 0."

Strange error code... They could have made it a bit more informative.

> L2TP server logs...OK, I guess that's what's wrong.  I never configured a
> L2TP server. 

Right :-) Problem solved! Well, not yet.

> I read that it could either be another Windows server or
> SAMBA, but have not researched the configurations required for SAMBA.

No, "Windows Networking" is not a required part of an L2TP/IPsec VPN.
You're confusing an L2TP server with an SMB server.


OK, thanks.

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