[Openswan Users] OpenSwan + xl2tpd not working

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Aug 5 10:37:58 EDT 2010

On Thu, 5 Aug 2010, Ghostryder at gmx.de wrote:

> I'm trying to set up a VPN server using OpenSwan. For the configuration process I've used
> http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/openswan-l2tp.html
> The server is running an Ubuntu system with Kernel 2.6.32. I've used xl2tpd again as described in the link above. It is worth mentioning that the VPN server is behind a NAT device (DSL router).

Make sure to run at least openswan 2.6.28. You can either grab the package at:


or try enabling the ubuntu PPA at:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/sdeziel/ppa/ubuntu lucid main


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