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Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 15:42:25 +0400
From: "(GalaxyMaster)" <>
Subject: Re: IPsec

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 11:33:48PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> For userland tools, there appear to be:
> Openswan -

This is my choice for IPsec tunnels right now.

> strongSwan -

Never used this one, though I expect it to be very similar to Openswan.

> IPsec-Tools -

RedHat is/was using this in their networking scripts.  I find it quite
easy to setup, however, this implementation supports a bit less than

I've also used vpnc ( a quite
convenient client when you need to quickly deploy a VPN client.
However, this client doesn't support tunnels with no user auth.

> Which of these are most appropriate to use these days?

If we are about to provide RHEL compatibility, then I'd suggest to go
with ipsec-tools .

About a month ago I tried all of the above on Owl with good results.


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