[Openswan Users] Trying to get openswan working with android

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Fri Feb 24 09:46:39 EST 2012

On Fri, 24 Feb 2012, Patrick Lists wrote:

> Openswan & Strongswan do not seem to be compatible with Racoon which is used 
> by Android. See this bugreport:
> http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=23124
> In that bugreport there is someone who mentions that it works fine if you use 
> ipsec-tools on the server side (instead of Openswan/Strongswan) and there's 
> another report that it works fine if you use ipsec-tools (racoon) here:
> https://plus.google.com/101331249670615452206/posts/ERnLaSkz1dS
> Unless Google and/or the Openswan developers look into this issue I don't see 
> how you can make an IPsec connection from Android work with Openswan.

Can someone try it using android with l2tp.nohats.ca, user test, password
test, psk test? That has fixes in it from git (so post openswan 2.6.37)
that did address OSX issues we saw with NAT-T. It might also fix the
android issue.


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