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Setup VPN issue on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a problem with setup VPN server on my Ubuntu VPS, here is my server environments: Ubuntu Server 12.04 x86_64 xl2tpd 1.3.1+dfsg-1 pppd 2.4.5-5ubuntu1 openswan 1:2.6.38-1~precise1 After ...
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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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Openswan ipsec transport tunnel not going up

On ClusterA and B I have installed the "openswan" package on Debian Squeeze. ClusterA ip is 172.16.0.107, B is 172.16.0.108 When they ping one another, it does not reach the destination. ...
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one client multi IPSEC server with same configuration

I am able to establish IPSEC connection between one client per server. Actually I can connect multi Ipsec server at the same time. But I have realized that when servers have same xl2tpd.conf file like ...
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Windows 7 keep internet connection after IPSec established

How I can keep internet connection after establishing IpSec connection to server? I have followed to following link to establish IpSec server ...
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xl2tpd[845]: parse_config: line 13: data 'ipsec sared=yes' occurs with no context

When I executed xl2tpd I amhaving following error. # xl2tpd -D xl2tpd[845]: parse_config: line 13: data 'ipsec sared=yes' occurs with no context xl2tpd[845]: init: Unable to load config file When I ...
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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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IKE Phase 1 Aggressive Mode exchange does not complete

I've configured a 3G IP Gateway of mine to connect using IKE Phase 1 Aggressive Mode with PSK to my openswan installation running on Ubuntu server 12.04. I've configured openswan as follows: ...
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Connecting to IPSec/L2tp with OpenSwan/xl2tpd from Windows7 to Amazon EC2

I am trying to connect from my Windows7 at home to my OpenSwan/xl2tpd setup on an Ubuntu EC2 instance at Amazon. It is a connection being NATed from both the client and server ends. I was following ...
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ipsec IKE phase 1 failure

I have a wireless gateway that supports site-to-site IPSec. I have configured openswan on Ubuntu Server 12.04 (left side of the tunnel) with the following /etc/ipsec.conf: version 2.0 config setup ...
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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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Sending L2tp/IPsec PSK client packets to OpenSwan server

I'm trying (kind of) to create VPN client, I set my server on Ubuntu using OpenSwan (L2tp/IPsec PSK). What I'm doing right now is sending packets to my server and trying to exchange my keys with the ...
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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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Debian 6 and OpenSwan does not work with iPhone as client

I have just installed OpenSwan on Debian 6.0, and configured it according to this tutorial: http://confoundedtech.blogspot.co.uk/2011/08/android-nexus-one-ipsec-psk-vpn-with.html There are many ...
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L2TP/IPSec Tunnel to Virtual Network Interface

How do I set up a virtual network interface in Ubuntu so that OpenSWAN will happily forward packets between a remote mobile subnet and sockets on the local virtual device? This is my infrastructure: ...
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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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XL2TPd & IPsec Connectivity

I've setup xl2tpd and openswan (L2TP over IPsec) and my MacBook Pro and iPhone can connect just fine. The problem is, there's no internet access, only local. Is there some iptables rule that I have ...
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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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Can't get the L2TP IPSEC up and running

i have an Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric) server running on a ReadyNAS. Im planning to use this to accept ipsec+l2tp connections through a router. However, the connection is failing somewhere half through. ...
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Replace a Cisco VPN IPSec concentrator with an Ubuntu-box

Is it possible to replace a Cisco VPN IPSec concentrator with Ubuntu and for instance Strongswan? 1) Do Strongswan implement the same protocolls that Cisco uses? 2) Can we retrieve keys from the ...
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Linux routing with gateway in different VLAN

On a hosted environment where we do not have control over the routers all we have is a internal network and a DMZ network and a host in each. In the DMZ is a RHEL server running Openswan and ...
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How can I create a host to host IPsec VPN if my server has direct Internet access and no LAN?

I have a Linux server (CentOS 5.5) that has direct access to the Internet with a fixed IP address. That is, the IP address is 200.29.X.Y. The gateway was given by the datacenter (200.29.X.Z) and the ...
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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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Trouble connecting my server to a firefwall trough VPN

I have a server running Ubuntu and Openswan, but I'm not able to connect to the remote firewall. I hope that anybody can help me. My ipsec.conf-file is as follows: config setup protostack=netkey ...
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Ipsec config with openswan

I try to configure Ipsec on server with openswan as client. But receive error - possible, it's auth error. What I wrote wrong in config ? Thank you for answers. #1: ...
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Issue routing openswan vpn traffic beyond the server

Trying to set up a openswan based server sitting in an Amazon VPC cluster. The goal is to make it so we can VPN into VPC and have our workstations be as if they were on the network, more of a ...
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Why can't I create new signed certificates on a Smoothwall CF2008?

I am trying to create new signed certificates on a Corporate Firewall 2008 Smoothwall machine and I am getting an error that says Error - Unable to create certificate, possibly due to a duplicate ...
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iPhone VPN with OpenSwan fails to reconnect

I have managed to configure VPN with iPhone and OpenSWAN on Linux 2.6. Though, when disconnecting the iphone and reconnecting, it times out. I have found that: 1) no packets are being sent when you ...
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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 ...