How do I configure strongSwan site to site VPN?

How do I configure strongSwan site to site VPN?

  1. In order to configure a site to site VPN, you will need to have the following:
  2. ( Server A< — — — Internet — — — — -> Server B (
  3. STEP 1: Install the VPN Tool.
  4. Linux:
  5. STEP 2: Configure the VPN Tool.
  6. The above command sets up ip forwarding and redirects for the tunnel.

How do I set up strongSwan?

Android 4—7 IKEv2 Setup Tutorial (StrongSwan)

  1. Start by opening the Play Store.
  2. Enter “strongswan” in the search field, tap on “strongSwan VPN Client” in the search results list.
  3. Once you are on the application’s page, tap “Install” button.
  4. Then you will see the permissions window, tap “Accept”.

What is Charon strongSwan?

The charon keying daemon was built from scratch to implement the IKEv2 protocol for strongSwan. Most of its code is located in the libcharon library, making the IKE daemon core available to other programs such as charon-systemd, charon-svc, charon-cmd or the Android app.

Which is better IPsec or strongSwan logger configuration?

Since 4.2.9 strongSwan provides a flexible configuration of the loggers in strongswan.conf. Logger configurations in strongswan.conf have a higher priority than the legacy loggers configured via charondebug in ipsec.conf: If you define any loggers in strongswan.conf, charondebug does not have any effect at all.

Which is the default configuration file for strongSwan?

Usually the local side is the same for all connections. Therefore it makes sense to put the definitions characterizing the strongSwan security gateway into the conn %default section of the configuration file /etc/ipsec.conf.

Why do I need to reload strongswan.conf?

Since 5.0.2 the logger configuration is reloaded if the daemon receives a SIGHUP, which causes the daemon to reload strongswan.conf and the plugins (since 5.5.2 this also works for charon-systemd ). Besides changing the configuration this allows to easily rotate log files created by file loggers without having to restart the daemon.

What kind of operating system does strongSwan use?

It currently supports the following major functions: runs both on Linux 2.4 (KLIPS) and Linux 2.6 (native IPsec) kernels. strong 3DES, AES, Serpent, Twofish, or Blowfish encryption. Authentication based on X.509 certificates or preshared secrets.