[Openswan Users] Linux (debian lenny) client to Checkpoint Firewall NGx R65 using certificates - secureclient ok, openswan ko - PAYLOAD_MALFORMED

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed May 12 14:48:55 EDT 2010

On Wed, 12 May 2010, Luca Arzeni wrote:

> just to be sure, I've set up a CentOS machine with vmware player, and tried a connection using exactly the same configuration
> that you used (Openswan IPsec U2.6.21/K2.6.18-164.el5), but I had no luck... same failure that I received under Lenny...

vmware is known the mess with packets. You might be looking at a vmware bug.

> May 12 19:02:25 fwcentos pluto[3807]: "openswan-checkpoint" #2: received 1 malformed payload notifies
> I don't know what else could be the cause of the problems...
> Your, faithfully (and desperately), Luca

Didn't I request a plutodebug=all with the actual malformed payloads before?
Did I miss an email?


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