[Openswan Users] ipsec subsyslock cann't be created.

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Aug 31 10:01:49 EDT 2009

On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, weiruyao wrote:

> Every thing is OK ,I see "IPsec SA established" from logs.And packets encapsulated with ESP are going up and down.But when I excute "ipsec setup --status " the result is:
> /tmp/run/pluto $ /ipsec/sbin/ipsec setup --status
> IPsec stopped
> but...

I believe there was a bug in that script false claiming so in the past. What
version is this?

> has /var/run/pluto/ipsec.info file!
> An normal Pluto is active?
> some (1) eroutes exist!
> I can give you more info:
> "plutopid=/var/run/pluto/pluto.pid" exists;
> "lock=/var/run/pluto/ipsec_setup.pid" exists;
> "info=/var/run/pluto/ipsec.info" exists;
> plutokind is normal,because "/proc/31282" (31282 is the pid of the pluto)exists
> "/var/lock/subsys/ipsec" doesn't exists; I think this may be the reason.
> Can any one help me?Thanks very much.

You can get other information on whether it is running using: ipsec auto --status


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