[Openswan Users] OT IPSec -- L2TPD/Xauth

Daniel Cave dan.cave at me.com
Tue Oct 16 03:56:53 EDT 2012

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>> Both platforms provide some sort of IPSEC with L2TP or XAUTH
>> schemes.Google shows many articles about these 2 solutions, but also
>> concerns though about the safety of XAUTH and it appears that L2TPD on
>> LINUX is a rotting carcass. Also I don't really want to mess up my
>> gateway with too many software products.
> Afaik XL2TPD is ok but maybe the maintainer (Paul?) can comment on that. If XL2TPD is not an option then on Android 4.1.x you can install OpenVPN from the Google Play Store and in my experience it works fine. But that is probably more VPN software on your gateway than you bargained for.

I tried some inter-op yesterday on my Gingerbread Samsung S2 with OpenVPN and it requires you to have a rooted device.. Was your 'droid device rooted already Patrick? 



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