[Openswan Users] Running Openswan in CentOS 5

Arnel B. Espanola aespanola at arts.ucla.edu
Mon Feb 2 16:06:16 EST 2009

Does anyone here successfully implemented Openswan in CentOS 5? If so
can you please advise what version of openswan and l2tp should I
install. I've been having issues with it and I already tried different
version of openswan but to no avail.


Arnel B. Espanola wrote:
> So it means I have to continue using the older version until the bugs
> are fixed in the latest version?
> Arnel
> Paul Wouters wrote:
>> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009, Arnel B. Espanola wrote:
>>> I've been running this version of Openswan on Fedora 6 for a while
>>> without a problem. And I'm using xl2tpd-1.1.11-2.fc6 for L2TP.
>>> Linux Openswan U2.4.5/K2.6.22.14-72.fc6 (netkey)
>>> But recently I decided to install the latest version of Openswan on
>>> CentOS5 and I'm having issues with it and I couldn't find the solution
>>> for it. And I installed L2TP from source, l2tpd-0.69cvs20051030-1jdl.
>>> Not sure if the L2TP is what causing the problem.
>>> Linux Openswan U2.6.19/K2.6.18-92.1.22.el5 (netkey)
>>> I just copied the my ipsec.config from old version. And kept some
>>> default config from the new version.
>> http://bugs.xelerance.com/view.php?id=1004
>> Paul
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