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Old 01-27-2005, 09:08 AM   #1
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Hi all,

Currently I am working on some project of securing linux networking in which I found IPSEC VPN a secured method for establishing a secured connection over unsecured internet network. This secure connection may be between two offices of the same organization at remote places who want to share their data using a secure connection over the internet.

I have tried to search a lot and found many data online still I am not able to configure IPSEC VPN using freeswan. Has any body tried this ? I am also aware of other methods of secure tunneling like ssl vpn - open vpn and other implementations of the same kind.

I wanted to use IPSEC VPN only !!!

I am initially making the connection between two local hosts using a cross cable which connects the ethernet cards of both the pcs. On this I would like to first of all establish the secure connection.

Is there anybody out who can guide me regarding to this ? I have googled a lot on this so I want help of a guy who has practically implemented it.

I have also searched previous threads but not found any satisfactory answers !!!
May be somewhere wrong in asking the question please don't mind.


Thanx in advance

Old 01-27-2005, 10:01 AM   #2
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What has your barrier to success been? Where are you getting stumped? When I did it, the FreeS/WAN documentation was easy as pie to follow.


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