[Openswan Users] Openswan information required

VoIP Expert voip.expert at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 19 08:10:44 EST 2010

Hello Paul,


can you please provide me link where can I read more about how to setup connection in Windows XP.



> Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 10:57:41 -0500
> From: paul at xelerance.com
> To: voip.expert at hotmail.com
> CC: users at openswan.org
> Subject: Re: [Openswan Users] Openswan information required
> 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.
> Paul
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