[strongSwan] strongSwan versus openSwan

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Sat Oct 30 13:51:11 CEST 2010

Hello Kevin,

I wrote a comparison of strongSwan and Openswan a couple of weeks ago:


Best regards


On 10/30/2010 10:58 AM, Kevin Wilson wrote:
> Hi,
>   I would appreciate if someone can say in some sentences what are the
> advantages (and disadvantages, if exist) of using strongSwan comparing to
> openSwan.
> One advantage that I can think of is that in strongSwan there is nat
> traversal in ikev2 and ikev1, whereas in openswan we have nat
> traversal only in ikev1. But I assume there are more advantages (and
> there might be also some disadvantages).
> Rgs,
> Kevin

Andreas Steffen                         andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
strongSwan - the Linux VPN Solution!                www.strongswan.org
Institute for Internet Technologies and Applications
University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
CH-8640 Rapperswil (Switzerland)

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