[Openswan Users] OpenSWAN server / VPNC client

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Jan 25 12:54:57 EST 2010

On Mon, 25 Jan 2010, Bobirnila Teodor wrote:

> I've tried to configure OpenSWAN deployed on Ubuntu 9.10 as a VPN server that accepts connections from a
> VPNC (IPsec-based) client (also running on Linux). The Client (vpnc) can only be configured through the
> Network Manager. (it is meant to work for unexperienced users, like Windows users, that are familiar with
> network connection wizards). My questions is, after trying all sorts of configurations for ipsec.conf and
> ipsec.secrets if that is possible. If it is, can you please provide me a basic configuration for this
> network setup (.conf and .secrets)? 
> I have to mention that I can ONLY use vpnc as Client.

I have no idea about vpnc. I thought it was a "cisco client"? It might be doing
some weird things.

If you tell me the options you've set in that client, I can tell you what options
to set in openswan.


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