[Openswan Users] Linksys device as gateway

Jason Brooks jason at petting-zoo.org
Fri Jun 12 23:35:10 EDT 2009

I am tempted to put something like openwrt or dd-wrt on it instead...

Thanks for your reply!


On Jun 12, 2009, at 6:53 PM, Paul Wouters wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Jason Brooks wrote:
>> I have a linksys rvs4000 in our server room.  in theory, it can do
>> Apparently this device can do ipsec, or even ipsec passthrough.  I am
>> somewhat confused by linksys's terminology though.
> It actually runs either freeswan or (and older version of ) openswan
> inside.
>> Can I use this linksys device as an openswan end point, or does it
>> need to be a linux gateway running openswan?
> You should be able to use it. I am not sure how much of the  
> functionality
> of *swan is exported to the GUI of that particular linksys.
> Openswan is very RFC compliant, and should interop with other IPsec  
> products
> that do not use proprietary extensions to the IPsec protocol.
> Paul

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