[Openswan Users] unexpected STRING [xauth] trying to set up connection to SonicWall
neil at JAMMConsulting.com
Tue Jan 20 11:38:05 EST 2009
So, there will be two hex strings in the secrets file?
One after the IP address (with the @ sign) and the other
after the PSK keyword?
Neil Aggarwal, (832)245-7314, www.JAMMConsulting.com
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> > sonicwall.secrets:
> > 188.8.131.52 @00ABCDE : PSK "myPass"
> I'm not certain if it will solve your problem, but I think
> you have the
> file ipsec.secrets configured incorrectly. PSK is short for
> key" -- your password doesn't go there. PSK + XAUTH is an
> authentication method; my sonicwall uses this method, but
> yours might do
> something different (talk to your sys admin).
> Assuming that your sonicwall is set to do PSK + XAUTH, your
> key is a hex-string that both you and the sonicwall share (e.g.
> 0123456789ABCDEF). Your sys admin can give this to you. This is the
> string that goes in ipsec.secrets.
> Once you initiate your connection, and the PSK is verified, the
> sonicwall will prompt you for your password.
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