[Openswan Users] Openswan information required
paul at xelerance.com
Mon Jan 18 10:57:41 EST 2010
On Mon, 18 Jan 2010, VoIP Expert wrote:
> 1. I want to install openswan on Linux server where customers connect to get services. For example customers
> want to register their softphones (dialers) with the Linux server which has openswan installed. They can't
> connect to port 5060 unless then use some VPN and Tunneling. Most of of customers are using Windows
> machines and few of them can use Linux. Now my question is that are there built in openswan clients in
> Windows and Linux?
Windows, linux and osx all have IPsec clients. The easiest interoperability method is to
use IPsec/L2TP. It is supported with Windows and Mac without additional software. On
Linux, you use openswan with xl2tpd as an IPsec/l2tp server (and the same software combo can
be used as a client)
> I was studying (http://wiki.openswan.org/index.php/Openswan/Win2K) and it seems there
> are some issues with windows built in IP sec support. It also seems that FreeS/WAN version 1.92 or later is
> required to avoid an interoperation problem with Windows native IPsec?
That is very old (10 years) information. Ignore that. Use the latest openswan and xl2tpd versions.
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