[Openswan Users] Openswan <--> Cisco 877 VPN

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Jul 10 01:29:38 EDT 2009

On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Federico Viel wrote:

> The problem was I miss to specify the Diffie-Hellman group in the cisco ios
> conf:
> http://lists.virus.org/users-openswan-0709/msg00112.html
> A grup 2 policy is mandatory to work with openswan.

Note that openswan works fine with other group policies.

> Now Just one thing do not work: vpn tunnl does not start from the cisco
> router i.e. I HAVE to start the vpn from linux manually: "ipsec auto --up
> lambioi".

Not sure why. that's a cisco issue. If you use auto=start the connection
will be --up'ed when openswan starts (and when the connection goes done
for some reason)


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