[Openswan Users] Linux to Windows with IPSEC and Openswan

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Sun Mar 9 09:43:49 EDT 2008

Brian Macedo wrote:

> I Have been trying to setup openswan for IPSEC tunnel between a linux
> (opensuse 10.3) and Windows XP host.

> fatal error in "roadwarrior-l2tp": (/etc/ipsec.conf, line 85) duplicated parameter "pfs"

Remove the pfs=yes from conn roadwarrior. It is already the default.

> fatal error in "roadwarrior": %defaultroute requested but not known

You don't seem to have a default route. Add one or use left=
There is only one interface, are you sure you want that?

> "/etc/ipsec.secrets" line 8: error loading RSA private key file
> "/etc/ipsec.secrets" line 8: error loading RSA private key file

There is a syntax error in your ipsec.secrets (man ipsec.secrets).
You are mixing X.509 parameters and raw RSA key parameters. Windows
does not support the latter so you might just as well remove these.

Jacco de Leeuw                         mailto:jacco2 at dds.nl
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