and at the ofﬁcial homepage http://www.ipsec-howto.org.
Reasons to write this HowTo
Ihave used numeruos HowTos in the past. Mostwere veryvaluable tome. When thenew IPsec features in the Linux Kernel were implemented I started to play aroundusing them. Soon I found out that only very little documentation exists. That startedme writing this HowTo.
Format of this document
This document is broken down into 7 chapters.Section 1: IntroductionThis sectionSection 2: TheoryIPsec theory. Essentially the IPsec protocols.Section 3: OpenswanThis section will describe how to setup Openswan on the Kernel 2.6.Section 4: Racoon running on Linux Kernel 2.6This section describes how to setup an IPsec VPN using the KAME tools
. This now includes NAT-Traversal.Section 5: Isakmpd running on Linux Kernel 2.6This section describes how to setup an IPsec VPN using OpenBSD isakmpd IKEdaemon.Section 6: Generating X.509 CertiﬁcatesThis section describes how to generate X.509 Certiﬁcates using the
-Command.Section 7: Advanced ConﬁgurationThis section gives some hints on XAUTH and on useful
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