[strongSwan] Several "cannot open shared object file" lines in charon.log

Groleo Marius groleo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 11:34:51 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Martin Willi <martin at strongswan.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>> Any idea what's happening , beside the file missing ?
> This means that you have configured plugins that are not available on
> your system. Either the compiled in default list contains not installed
> plugins, or you have configured plugins in strongswan.conf that are not
> available.
>> /usr/lib/ipsec/plugins/libstrongswan-gcm.so: cannot open shared object
> GCM plugin for IKE? No, we currently don't have such a plugin. Seems
> that your charon.load directive in strongswan.conf contains an invalid
> plugin list. This is meant to change the list of plugins to load, but
> usually you don't have to set this parameter manually.
> The Ubuntu/Debian packages use the openssl plugin to provide
> cryptographic services via OpenSSL.
>> Another question would be if AES-GCM is supported on any of the Linux
>> 2.6.x kernels.
> Yes, GCM/CCM are support starting with ~ 2.6.25.
> Regards
> Martin

Thanks a lot for clearing things out. I'll go and `man ipsec.conf` some more.

Regards, Groleo!

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