[Openswan Users] Using OpenSwan to secure iPhone on public wifi

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Nov 18 11:42:30 EST 2011

On Fri, 18 Nov 2011, SiR GadaBout wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running Debian 6.0.3 on a Dell E5400 laptop. It has one gigabit Ethernet port. It is connected to my home network through my Airport Extreme Base Station. I
> have a 10 down/1 up cable connection to the net.  I'm an inexperienced user of Linux.
> I used to use PublicVPN.com to enhance my privacy over public wifi connections between my iPhone (iOS 5) and the Internet, but now I'd like to implement this using
> my own Debian-based server instead.
> Research has shown that OpenSwan should be compatible with my iPhone, but not freeswan.  Other than that, however, I haven't got a clue how to about this.  I did
> find a tutorial for implementing this on OpenVPN, but research revealed this also to be incompatible with my iPhone.
> Any and all helpful advice on this matter would be greatly appreciated.



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