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Openswan sessions hanging with multi user VPN configuration (ipsec/l2tpd)

I've got a linux box running openswan and xl2tpd. It's a simple configuration with multiple users connecting using a sharedKey, and then establishing an L2TP connection with PPPD providing the ...
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Openswan stopped writing to /var/log/secure after log deletion

I deleted the log intentionally but it seems like Openswan is not creating a new one on it's own. I tried restarting the service or even creating an empty file. Nothing works. What can I do besides ...
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Configure ipsec vpn tunnel (network to network with IKE with preshared key) on Centos 6 with openswan

I have Cisco Linksys router configured as VPN gateway (network to network) : Now I wanna configure ipsec VPN similarly on Centos 6 with openswan. I was looking in internet but have no luck (there ...
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VPN Server Doesn't Allow Internet Access

I recently set up a VPN on my local network to test and confirm that I could do it before sending it to my production server on Amazon AWS. It worked perfectly well, and I was satisfied with the ...
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Openswan tunnel up, but works only in one direction

I've successfully established an IPsec connection, but it works only partially. One side does not send out packets through the tunnel. It seems as if the network topology is unclear to this side. ...
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Openswan does not connect when using sha256 (RHEL 6.2)

I am trying to connect openswan 2.6.16 on two RHEL 6.2 (kernel 2.6.32-220) virtual machines (gateway1 and gateway2) using IKEv2. It all works well and makes tunnel with ESP authentication algorithms ...
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Centos 6.3 OpenSWAN doesn't find my connection

I've been tearing my hair off in frustration for too long and decided Serverfault might be able to help. Could anyone somehow explain this? I've reinstalled openswan/ipsec with purge multiple times, ...
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Can OpenSWAN replace OpenVPN?

Background I have a working OpenVPN setup right now, where users can connect the the private network at home with their computers. However most phones only support IPSec, so I would like to offer ...
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Openswan VPN - Disconnects after an hour and doesn't attempt to reconnect

I am having a situation here as like a VPN tunnel establishes successfully. This remains alive for around an hour or so. And then it gets terminated from one end. However, the end doesn't attempt to ...
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OpenSwan IPSec phase #2 complications

Phase #1 (IKE) succeeds without any problems (verified at the target host). Phase #2 (IPSec), however, is erroneous at some point (apparently due to misconfiguration on localhost). This should be an ...
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IPsec VPN site-to-site: How should I configure the ipsec.conf files on both sites to get the tunnel up?

What I am trying to do is to create a site-to-site IPsec VPN between my network and my friend's network. We both have a router and two computers on each router, with all computers running Linux. So I ...
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VPN iptables Forwarding: Net-to-net

I've tried to look elsewhere on this site but I couldn't find anything matching this problem. Right now I have an ipsec tunnel open between our local network and a remote network. Currently, the ...
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How do I configure OpenSwan to allow pure IPsec (not L2TP) connections from an iPhone?

Similar to this question, I want to configure an IPsec server on Linux which will accept connections from the iPhone. However, unlike the other question, I want to be able to test with pre-shared keys ...
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openswan installation

on a Linux machine with kernel 2.6.32, how to enable klips i found that for enable klips mus enable CONFIG_KLIPS_ALG=y in kernel config. but patch only available for 2.6.23- and for newer kernels, ...
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How do I configure a Linux VPN Client to get into a network through a Fortigate firewall?

In order to connect to my job's VPN, I have been given by the network admin: a username a password a PSK I run Ubuntu at home. I know Fortigate's VPN should be a vanilla IPSec, so OpenSwan should ...
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VPN from Windows XP to OpenSwan: correct setup?

Main question is what I am doing wrong in my OpenSwan or L2TP client setup? I am trying to create a Linux OpenSwan VPN connection from Windows XP machine, using preshared key and the builtin Windows ...