[Openswan Users] openswan based router?

Erich Titl erich.titl at think.ch
Mon Dec 20 10:27:54 EST 2010


at 20.12.2010 14:01, Bart De Gruyter wrote:
> Hello,
> I am looking for a router with an openswan implementation and firewall 
> built into it.
> Currently I am running a pc with a plain linux distro on it, with 
> openswan. This pc serves as a router/firwall/ipsec system in a SOHO 
> environment. I would like to replace this pc with a router or if that 
> does not exist I would like to replace it with a linux pc with low power 
> footprint and without moving parts. Do you have any suggestions?
> I've looked at the DD-WRT website and I have the impression that it 
> could be hard to setup a system that has openswan on it. Are there 
> people with good experiences with such a setup and what version are you 
> running? Which howto document did you follow to set the system up?
> Is there an easier/better alternative to DD-WRT, knowing that I want to 
> keep using openswan?

I have not played with DD-WRT but you could look into the leaf project
http://leaf.sourceforge.net. I am running a number of VPN endpoints /
firewalls on WRAP/ALIX based boxes based on LEAF



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