[Openswan Users] getting openswan to work with certs

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Jun 13 11:20:42 EDT 2011

On Sat, 11 Jun 2011, Richard Pickett wrote:

> So I've added my cert and key to NSS using pkcs12tool.
> I created a client cert and signed it using the same ca.

> I'm watching /var/log/messages on the server side and I don't see any errors at all. It loads my cert from the nss db just fine
> (it used to throw an error until I added it) and doesn't make another entry, even when the 

Check /var/log/secure or /var/log/auth*

> I saw a number of references saying "read the README.nss file that comes w/ openswan" so I downloaded the latest - no such
> file!?!


On fedora/centos/rhel this file is in the openswan-doc package. Install it
and you should have /usr/share/doc/openswan-doc-2.6.21/README.nss


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