[Openswan Users] How to start ipsec at boot time

Gary Long long at magillem.com
Mon Dec 13 10:49:53 EST 2010

Ok, so it depends on the operating system. I'm running openSwan on 
Ubuntu but i'm not used to it.


Le 13/12/2010 16:46, Michael H. Warfield a écrit :
> On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 16:41 +0100, Gary Long wrote:
>> Hi again :)
>> I would like ipsec to start at boot time. At the moment, when I start
>> the server and use ipsec verify, I get the following message :
>> Checking that pluto is running                                  [FAILED]
>>     whack: Pluto is not running (no "/var/run/pluto/pluto.ctl")
>> How could I change that?
> That depends on what you are running it on.
> If you are running it on Fedora or RedHat or a related distro based on
> them such as CentOS or NST, then you would use "chkconfig ipsec on" to
> set it to start at boot time and "system ipsec [re]start" to start it
> manually.  On Ubuntu or Debian or other distro, you would have to use
> other commands.  Same for SUSE.  Same for Slackware.  If you're not on a
> Linux distro, you'll have to look that up for that OS.
>> Thank you :)
>> Gary
> Regards,
> Mike

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