IPsec (Internet Protocol Security) is a protocol for securing IP communications by authenticating and encrypting each IP packet of a communication session.

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IPsec Xauth RSA - Debian 7 and Android 4.4 VPN (Always-ON) and Mac OS X 10.9.2 VPN (On Demand)

I successfully installed IPSec Xauth RSA using this instruction: http://jsharkey.org/blog/2012/09/22/deploying-a-pure-ipsec-pki-vpn-server-for-android-devices/ In brief: apt-get install ipsec-tools ...
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establish ipsec with lzs compression between computer (host) and cisco

I am looking for a waqy to establish an Ipsec tunnel(with lzs-compression enabled) between a cisco router and a host(using strongswan or sth else). I can establish a tunnel without lzs-compression. ...
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Elastic IP address on EC2 instance interface without 1:1 NAT

I have a basic Amazon VPC set up with a public and private subnet. I have deployed a Vyatta router in the public subnet that does NAT for the private subnet. I have an elastic IP address assigned to ...
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Openswan Cisco ASA 9.1 — cannot resopnd to IPsec SA request because no connection is known for

Ok, so I have a simple VPN IPSEC setup with a single Linux host that has a public IP address and a loopback interface of 172.16.255.1. On the right side I have a Cisco ASA 5505 9.1. the issue is the ...
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User can access Windows based Apache sites but not linux Apache server over site-to-site VPN

I have a user (Win 7 Pro 64-bit) in a satellite office (10.1.0.0/24) that is trying to access web services in our main office (10.0.0.0/16) over a site-to-site VPN between a a Meraki MX60W and a ...
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Openswan is not sending packets on new ip after DPD

I have configured tunnel with DDNS. After appliance get rebooted the other side is not sending packets on new ip-address (even i have set dpdaction=restart). I am using openswan 2.6.38. Here is my ...
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Strongswan with X.509 authentication and LDAP authorization

I would like to setup Strongswan/Libreswan with PKI authentication. Now I have searched and found only how to configure specific accepted client certificates like here: ...
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How to set up ipsec esp tunnel between two linux host machine using ip xfrm

I have created a ESP tunnel using ip xfrm command between two linux machine such that if I ping from one machine to other then I am seeing ESP packets. Now what I am trying to do is that I have three ...
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VPN Tunnel set up Issues - Cisco WRVS 4400N to Server 2008 R2behind ASA5505

I was wondering if someone could help with a scenario i have that i am not sure how to set up regarding a VPN tunnel set up. I have a Cisco WRVS4400N business router , and on this device , i need to ...
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Cannot connect to VPN on Server 2012

We run a small business and have a server that runs our VPN on Windows Server 2012. Our VPN was working fine until we restarted our router and it seems that restart procedure broke the VPN. We are ...
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Is it possible to configure L2TP IPSec connection on a Fortigate 30D?

We've got a FortiGate-30D running v5.0,build4225,130521 (GA). I've managed to configure Cisco IPsec VPN and Web-SSL, and tested both, but I'm unable to configure the L2TP IPSec VPN. Looking at the ...
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Is using EAP-MD5 in strongSwan a security risk?

Quoting Wikipedia: It offers minimal security; the MD5 hash function is vulnerable to dictionary attacks, and does not support key generation, which makes it unsuitable for use with dynamic WEP, ...
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IPSec on Domain Controllers and Trusted Domains

I am looking at configuring IPSec as follows: Isolation Request authentication for inbound and outbound connections Computer and user (Kerberos V5) I am looking to do a blanket deployment across ...
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Testing IPsec with Nagios / Icinga?

Several of my Windows servers are running IPsec. There are a small handful that have problems when rebooting with the IPsec services not coming up. As a result I'd like to set up a monitoring check ...
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Linux IPSec between Amazon EC2 instances on same subnet

I have a requirement to secure all communications between our Linux instances on Amazon EC2 - we need to treat the EC2 network as compromised and therefore want to protect the data that's being ...
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OpenSwan VPN Connected but can't ping or connect to anything on right side

On my end is an Ubuntu AWS EC2 VM and on the other end is a Cisco ASA 5500 router. Phase 1 and Phase 2 come up but I cannot access anything on the other end. It would seem there's a routing problem, ...
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How is my GRE-Tunneled packet being routed? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out exactly what is happening when I create a GRE tunnel. My network looks like this (-> means directly connected): Computer A (eth0: 10.0.1.1) -> (eth0: 10.0.1.2) Router B ...
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Can't identify IPSec policy OIDs for Cisco

I'm trying to identify the OIDs of Cisco IPSec tunnel/policy information. Specifically, I would like: the local and remote tunnel addresses (where the tunnel endpoint addresses), the local and ...
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Identifying IPSec OIDs for Quagga routers

I'm trying to retrieve the IPSec Policy information (output of "setkey -D and setkey -DP" commands) from Quagga/Linux routers, and am unable to find them. Some notes from my attempts at finding it: ...
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Should we accomodate a customer asking us to NAT servers behind new PUBLIC IPs within a VPN?

We're a SaaS provider, setting up a IPSec VPN between our data center and a customer's site so they can directly access their hosted database server from their LAN. Instead of exposing our internal ...
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Site-to-Site VPN not connecting with Cisco 877

I can't seem to get the VPN connection going with my 877. I have an old IOS (12.4) but it looks to me like all the pieces are there. I have compared this config against the Azure-provided (albeit ...
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strongSwan setup where both sides are behind NAT

I'm trying to setup a strongSwan server in my home and connect to it from another network. Let's say sun is the VPN server and venus is the client. Both sun and venus are behind NAT networks. sun is ...
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EAP password prompt in strongSwan

I'm trying to setup a host-host configuration using strongSwan. I did manage to set it up using certificates and now I wish to set it up using certificates + EAP authentication. I mixed this ...
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Is it possible for L2TP VPN to do auto route configuration for client during connected?

We've setup a L2TP VPN server with this tutorial, everything works like a charm. The only issue is We don't want client to route all traffic using this VPN, only a particular subnet, e.g. ...
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Site to site IPSec VPN between Server 2012 and USG 50

I am looking to setup an IPSec VPN server in our organisation using a Windows server 2012 machine with remote access and routing installed. I would then like to perform a site to site IPSec VPN ...
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Debugging IPSEC log

A Fortigate unit and a Openswan based Linux server. Tunnel is up but no data goes through. This is the log from the Forti unit: Line 204: ike 0:Brazil_VPN:2803378:19809969: responder received first ...
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Issues with StrongSwan on FreeBSD 10.0. Charon refuses to start

The charon.log with full debug levels (4) is as follows: Jan 21 16:09:47 00[DMN] Starting IKE charon daemon (strongSwan 5.0.4, FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE, amd64) Jan 21 16:09:47 00[LIB] plugin 'aes': ...
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Is secure pptp not possible on Ubuntu?

From [1], it was said that 1) All users and providers of PPTP VPN solutions should immediately start migrating to a different VPN protocol. PPTP traffic should be considered ...
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Fortigate VPN can't reach site

I've two Fortigate's here and I use one of them for each site. Site A Site B 192.168.2.0/24 <---------- VPN ...
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Need help troubleshooting QuickVPN hang

have QuickVPN 1.4.0.5 on XP Pro SP3 and am trying to connect to a RVS4000 using its public IP address. QuickVPN gets to "Connecting..." and hangs. The context menu on the systray icon won't come ...
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StrongSwan / IKE: port 500 packets lost

I have got problems setting up a StrongSwan IpSec network. I use arno-iptables-firewall with the IpSec module and have added rules for NAT and to the routing table. When pinging a host in the remote ...
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Windows server 2003 ipsec error

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain controller and a bunch of clients. Something happened and now IPSec service fails on the server. After IPSec fails to start, all TCP/IP traffic is blocked to the ...
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Cisco IPSEC VPN Slow Speeds

We have a site to site IPSEC VPN, both endpoints are Cisco PIX 515e's. The links at both end are 100mb, however speeds over the VPN (logged using jperf) are at most 4mb. Obviously this represents a ...
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Cisco IPSec Hardware Requirements

In order to use IPSec on 2811 and 2651XM Cisco routers, does one need any particular hardware module(s) or just the appropriate software?
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How Can You Tell If IPSec Is Installed on Cisco

How can I tell if my Cisco router has IPSec installed? I went into configuration mode to see about setting up a crypto policy, but the 'crypto' keyword isn't available. Is this an indication that it ...
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Routing Strategy for Multiple VPCs on AWS

I am planning to setup multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) on AWS. These VPCs will be located in different geos. Each VPC will have public as well as private instances. I need to incorporate an ...
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iPhone fails to connect to Openswan IPSec

An iPhone client fails to connect to a IPSec VPN powered by Openswan on Debian with xl2tpd and ppp. The iPhone itself keeps telling after some time "Server not responding" and /var/log/auth.log says ...
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Limit Privoxy access with iptables to IP range

I would like to limit the access of the Privoxy port to a selected IP range. Background: I'm using an IPSec-VPN which users get 10.0.0.0/8 addresses assigned and only those users should be able to use ...
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VLAN over VPN (ASA 5520)? if not any other options available?

Is it possible to extend the local VLANs to a Remote site connected by IPSEC VPN using ASA 5520 / Cisco 1841 DSL router. can we have many VPN tunnels between the ASAs? (from every VLAN one vpn ...
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Locked out of RDP access to web server - how to stop IPsec Policy Agent?

An ipsec filter rule was deleted in error that has now locked me out of RDP access to the server - very big problem (this is a Windows Web Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) rented from 1&1). I can connect ...
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Site-to-Site VPN from Windows Azure to Cyberoam CR25iNG

I'm trying to configure Site-to-Site VPN between Windows Azure and on Premise network using Cyberoam CR25iNG UTM Firewall The Local Network Subnet is 192.168.0.1/20 (192.168.0.0 - 192.168.15.255) ...
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DNSSEC and IPSec DNS Server and DNS Client Configuration

I'm about to deploy DNSSEC for some of my domains and as I was getting ready I did some reading on the subject. I came across some Microsoft Technet articles talking about Name Resolution Policy Table ...
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Route all traffic through IPSec VPN with ZyWALL USG 100 and OpenSwan

i want to route all traffic from our ZyWALL USG 100 through an IPSec tunnel. I was able to establish a connection from the ZyWALL, but now i have no idea how i can route the traffic through the ...
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l2tp vpn is disconnected after few minutes

I installed IPSec/L2TP on my vps server. I tried to connect from my mac to this VPN server. First time, connection is succeeded. But after a few minutes, connection was broken by itself. After ...
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IPSec tunnel on ASA keeps disconnecting

I have an ASA IPSec tunnel configured between an ASA5505 and Microsoft TMG 2010 SP2. The tunnel sometimes works for a few hours, and then disconnects, and other times it works for 5 minutes and then ...
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L2TP/IPsec through HTTP Port 80

i got an VPN (L2TP/IPsec) Tunnel running on my synology nas. my router is configured for vpn passthrough. so everything is fine. furthermore i got an webservice running on port 80. now i got the ...
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IPSec tunnel not working when set up asynchronously

I'm trying to create a tunnel using StrongSwan. In order to do this, I'm creating two sh files, one for each gateway router. All I'm doing in the sh files is creating the tunnel, configuring it, and ...
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Cannot access L2L VPN from RA VPN connected client on Cisco ASA 5510

We have a Cisco 1921 router running IOS 15.1 at one of our branches which is connected via a L2L IPsec VPN to a ASA5510 running ASA 7.2 at our headquarters. The ASA also provides IPSec Remote Access ...
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Poor SMB Download Speed over VPN

I'm at a bit of a loss for trying to figure out how to improve our file sharing with remote users. The setup is as follows: Cogent Fiber 100 Mb/s Up and Down Sonicwall running SonicOS 5.8.1 Dell ...
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MikroTik IPsec client Fortigate 'Received ESP packet with unknown SPI.'

We have a client with 6 sites using IPsec. Every now and again, possibly once a week, sometimes once a month, data just stops flowing from the remote Fortigate VPN server to the local MikroTik IPsec ...