[Openswan Users] IPSEC/Pluto terminating

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Sep 8 12:31:23 EDT 2009

On Mon, 7 Sep 2009, Warren Pountain wrote:

> Unfortunately there is no source RPM found. Does that mean I need to
> remove the rpm?

No, you will just need to manually go through a mirror site for you that
has the SRPM listed somewhere, and download it manually.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Wouters [mailto:paul at xelerance.com]
> Sent: 07 September 2009 22:57
> To: Warren Pountain
> Cc: users at openswan.org
> Subject: RE: [Openswan Users] IPSEC/Pluto terminating
> On Mon, 7 Sep 2009, Warren Pountain wrote:
>> I've downloaded 2.6.22 but before I compile and install will it
> upgrade
>> the existing installation and keep the tunnels already created or will
>> in install as new?
> Yes.
> However, you don't want an rpm install plus a source install, as you'd
> end up with two. So you'd have to remove the rpm.
> Easiest is to build as rpm.
> yum install yum-utils
> yumdownloader --source openswan
> rpm -hiv openswan-2.6.*.src.rpm
> mv openswan-2.6.23dr3.tar.gz /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/
> (edit /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/openswan.spec and update the version number)
> rpmbuild -ba /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/openswan.spec
> that should build rpms which you can use to upgrade via rpm -Uhv.
> I'd recommend 2.6.23dr3 over 2.6.22. It will be released as 2.6.23
> tomorrow.
> Paul
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